JPD: Man charged with shooting, killing his mother

JPD: Man charged with shooting, killing his mother
Jackson police respond to shooting call

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson Police Department arrested a man accused of shooting and killing his mother early Saturday morning.

The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. on Meadowlane Drive.

Police say the mother was shot and killed inside her home after a domestic dispute with her son.

The woman has been identified as 59-year-old Mary Harper. Hinds County Supervisor Robert Graham said she was an employee at the juvenile detention center in Hinds County.

Darrell Harper
Darrell Harper (Source: Hinds County Sheriff's Department)

Her son, Darrell Harper, was arrested and charged with murder.

This is the 98th homicide in Jackson this year.

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