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Murder suspect arrested after brief standoff in Pearl

The scene in Pearl.
The scene in Pearl.(WLBT)
Published: Oct. 21, 2021 at 2:48 PM CDT
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PEARL, Miss. (WLBT) - A murder suspect was taken into custody after a brief standoff Thursday afternoon.

Officers were called to the Highlands Mobile Home Park in Pearl where they believed the suspect was.

The man was wanted for a homicide that happened Wednesday on Overstreet Avenue in Jackson. The victim in that homicide was later identified as 23-year-old Jadarius Bracey.

Police say the suspect, later identified as 21-year-old Javarus Daqain Williams, came out with a gun when officers arrived.

After some time, Williams was taken into custody.

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