Man charged with murder in Jones County shooting

Man charged with murder in Jones County shooting

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The Jones County Sheriff's Department arrested a Jones County man after a Friday night shooting.

Gregory O'neil Jones is charged with murder in the 1st degree for the death of Jairon Fuentes Friday night off Holly Dr in Laurel, MS.

Residents say the two men were caught in an altercation. According to bystanders, Jones proceeded to shoot Fuentes, Fuentes ran and then tripped and that's when Jones shot him again.

Fuentes later died from his injuries while in surgery.

According to the affidavit, Jones fled the scene in an older model Ford but later turned himself in.

Jones does not have any felonies accept a few misdemeanor arrests. Jones has one 16-year-old child.

His bond is set at 50,000.