Suspect named in fatal Friday night shooting - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Suspect named in fatal Friday night shooting

Christopher Devon Thompson. Source: JPD Christopher Devon Thompson. Source: JPD
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson police have identified the man wanted in a fatal Friday night shooting in the 5400 block of Queen Mary Lane.

Police are looking for 25-year-old Christopher Devon Thompson for the murder of 20-year-old Deonta McGee.

Shortly after 8:30 p.m., officers responded to the west Jackson neighborhood on calls of someone possibly being shot. When they arrived, they found McGee suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper-body.

He was transported to a local hospital, where he later died. 

According to witnesses, McGee was walking in the area when he encountered another Thompson. The two exchanged words and the suspect fired gunshots moments later.

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