GULFPORT, Miss. — A 16-year-old was arrested on murder and aggravated assault charges in Gulfport, Mississippi after detectives said an argument turned deadly.
Gulfport police told WLOX that they were initially called to an apartment complex on Sunday night where two people were found with gunshot wounds. One person was shot once, and a second, identified as Kerry Young, had been shot multiple times.
Police said that Young had gotten into an argument with Lional Jackson Jr. over sunglasses earlier in the day, WXXV reported. Detectives told the station that Jackson shot Young multiple times, and that a stray bullet went through a door, hitting the other victim.
Jackson, who is 16, ran from the scene before police arrived, WLOX reported. He was later arrested and taken to the Harrison County Jail.
Jackson was ordered to be held on $1 million for the murder charge and $250,000 for the aggravated assault charge, WXXV reported.
Young died at the hospital. The second victim, who was not identified, was listed in stable condition, WLOX reported.
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