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Person of Interest in MSU shooting arrested in Memphis

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Mason Perry Jones, a person of interest in the Saturday night shooting on the Mississippi State campus, was arrested in Memphis Sunday night, and is being held in the DeSoto County Jail.

Jones was arrested at the Greyhound Bus Station at round 7pm, and is being held on a robbery warrant from Jackson.

Shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday, Mississippi State University police received a 911 call saying that a student had been seriously injured inside a residence hall.

John Sanderson of Madison, 21, had been shot. He was taken to the hospital, but later died.

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