Victim identified in apartment shooting - - The News for South Mississippi

Man charged in weekend shooting death in Jackson

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Police have made an arrest in a weekend homicide at a south Jackson apartment complex.

Officer Colendula Green with the Jackson Police Department says Hamin Shaheed has been charged with murder in the slaying of 21-year-old Trinton Truss. Shaheed turned himself into authorities.

Jackson police officers responded to the Pine Ridge Gardens Apartments on Rebel Woods Drive in Jackson shortly after 11:30 Sunday morning.

Truss was found lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Green said a preliminary investigation revealed that Truss and Shaheed got into a verbal altercation before the shooting.

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