Witness claims to have seen Laurel murder, describes on Facebook live

Witness claims to have seen Laurel murder, describes on Facebook live
Facebook user Qb Jy said that Tamerick and Mekel exchanged words before he was murdered. Source: WDAM
Facebook user Qb Jy said that Tamerick and Mekel exchanged words before he was murdered. Source: WDAM

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - A Laurel boy who claims to have been a witness to the murder of a 17-year-old Laurel teen took to Facebook to describe the events.

Facebook user Qb Jy described the scene moments before Tamerick Drummond was killed in Laurel.

He broadcasted his story through a Facebook live stream, which lasted about 30 minutes.

Qb Jy through tears describes Tamerick playing with a paintball gun before he and Mekel exchanged words.

"Tamerick had a paintball gun tucked in his pants. He aint got no shirt on…

Mekel Antwon Crumbly was charged with the murder of Tamerick Drummond, and booked into the Jones County jail just after midnight.

This is Laurel's first homicide of the year, according to Laurel Police Chief Tyrone Stewart.

You can listen to the entire Facebook live stream here.