Mother turns in child wanted for carjacking, video shows burglary in process

Published: May. 24, 2021 at 1:18 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 26, 2021 at 10:32 PM CDT
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HAZLEHURST, Miss. (WLBT) - Two individuals, including a juvenile, are behind bars after police say they carjacked a woman in Jackson, then traveled to Brookhaven where police say they broke out the front glass of a pawn shop.

Hazlehurst Police Chief Darian Murray said investigators arrested the juvenile Friday afternoon after his mother turned him into Hazlehurst police.

HPD is now over the investigation.

Another individual, Christopher Murray, 28, was arrested after he was pulled over by deputies in Copiah County.

Christopher Murray is charged with commercial burglary, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, aggravated assault on an officer, felony fleeing, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Authorities say the two men carjacked a woman in Jackson at gunpoint and took her vehicle. They then traveled to Brookhaven’s Southern Pawn and busted out the front glass.

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