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Suspect arrested in fatal playground shooting

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Jabari Day. Source: Family Jabari Day. Source: Family
Islam Wilson Islam Wilson
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Tuesday night, 19-year-old Jabari Day was shot and killed on a playground on Lilly Street, in west Jackson.

Jackson police now have a suspect in custody they believe is responsible.

Islam Wilson was taken into custody, Thursday, and charged with murder. 

Wilson's initial appearance in Municipal Court was Friday. His bond was set at $50,000.

Assistant Police Chief Lee Vance says the incident started on the playground.

Friends of the victim say a group of guys were playing basketball when a fight broke out.

Day was shot in the chest during the altercation.

They said minutes later some of the same guys involved in that fight returned in a tan Tahoe and opened fire.

At least 20 shell casings were found at the shooting scene.

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