Jones Charged In Aug. 10 Shooting At College Hill Courts

Thursday, August 22, 2019
Joshua Lamont Jones
Joshua Lamont Jones

Police have charged Joshua Lamont Jones with a shooting at College Hill Courts on Saturday, Aug. 10.

Jones, 25, of 1106 N. Hawthorne St., is charged with attempted criminal homicide.

At 2:55 a.m., officers were dispatched to 1246 Poplar Street Court. They found Willie Jackson suffering from a gunshot wound to the left leg.

Police located the crime scene at 1210 Cypress Street Court, where they found four .40 caliber shell casings.

Jackson said he knew the suspect from jail, but did not know his name. He said he was driving a silver car and had given him a ride from Wilson Street to College Hill Courts.

He said they got into an argument and the man began shooting. He fired four shots, including the one that struck him.

Police found video showing a man firing a gun at the victim. Police identified the shooter as Jones, and the victim confirmed that was the man.

 


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