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JPD: Drugs may have been a factor in shooting outside Jackson Krystal

Dominique Champion, 28
Dominique Champion, 28(JPD)
Published: Jun. 10, 2021 at 10:28 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 3:54 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Police have identified the woman who shot and killed a man outside a Krystal restaurant Thursday morning.

Dominique Champion, 28, was arrested without incident at 4778 Medgar Evers Blvd.

She is being charged with capital murder and drive-by shooting in connection with the death of Robert Earl McGowan Jr.

Police say drugs could have been a factor contributing to the suspect’s actions.

The homicide happened outside of the Krystal restaurant near the intersection of Ellis Avenue and Robinson Road.

Police say 46-year-old McGowan was shot while walking across the restaurant’s parking lot when he was shot by a woman driving a sedan.

McGowan later died and the woman was taken into custody.

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