Warrant issued for suspect accused in northeast Jackson homicide - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS


Warrant issued for suspect accused in northeast Jackson homicide

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson Police are investigating a homicide at 25 Northtown Road in northeast Jackson. 

Police say that 37-year-old Chivas McElveen was shot multiple times on Monday night at a home on Northtown Road. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

He was the victim of an apparent robbery.

Police say his black Dodge Charger was taken along with some other items.The car was later recovered.

A second person was also wounded at the home. It is not yet clear what role he played in the incident. 

He's currently in critical condition at UMMC and his identity is not yet being released. 

29-year-old Christopher Bennett has been identified as the suspect. A warrant has been issued for his arrest and he has been charged with capital murder. 

He should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact JPD at 601-960-1234 or 601-355-TIPS. 

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