Teen arrested by Jackson police after July murder of 17-year-old

Teen arrested by Jackson police after July murder of 17-year-old
Teen arrested by Jackson police after July murder of 17-year-old(WLBT/JPD)
Published: Aug. 9, 2022 at 6:00 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - An 18-year-old has been arrested in the July murder of a 17-year-old.

The incident happened on July 20 when three people opened fire at a Jackson apartment complex on Manhattan Road, killing Laquarrius Giles.

On Tuesday, police announced the arrest of Charles Kirk, 18, who is being charged with capital murder.

Another man, Martravious Douglas, has also been charged with capital murder. Authorities are still searching for the third suspect.

Police called the shooting a “gun transaction gone wrong.”

JPD previously arrested Markavius Coleman, 27, and Alexander Watson, 32, in connection to the shooting. Those charges have been dropped.

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