18-year-old charged with capital murder in Laurel shooting

18-year-old charged with capital murder in Laurel shooting
Jadarius Keyes is charged with capital murder. (Source: Jones County Jail)

LAUREL, Miss. (WDAM) - The Laurel Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that happened at South Park Village Apartments Tuesday night.

According to Laurel Police Chief Tommy Cox says the suspect, identified as 18-year-old Jadarius Keyes, of Laurel, was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon. He is charged with capital murder.

Cox says police responded to a call Tuesday night regarding a man down at South Park Village Apartments. Upon arrival, he say officers found a Louisiana man in his 30s inside a F-150 truck suffering from gun shot wounds.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Cox. He says they are not releasing the victim’s name until the next of kin is notified.

Keyes was booked into the Jones County Jail.

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