Suspect arrested, victim identified in Jackson shooting - - Jackson, MS

Suspect arrested, victim identified in Jackson shooting

Traunta Moore.....Source: JPD Traunta Moore.....Source: JPD
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A suspect has been arrested in a deadly shooting in Jackson over the weekend. 

Jackson police have arrested 24-year-old Traunta Moore and charged him with murder. Moore surrendered to police Saturday night.

Shortly before 11:00 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to the 3500 block of Fort Street for a shooting. Once there, they learned that the victim, 30-year-old Courtney Butler, had already been transported to the hospital by private vehicle.

He arrived at a local hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. He was immediately rushed into surgery and later died from his injuries. 

Officers were told that the victim and a second man, later identified as Moore, were standing outside a home talking.

Minutes later, shots were heard and that second male fled the scene. 

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