Suspect in 19-year-old’s death released from hospital and charged with murder

silasJACKSON, MS (WJTV) – According to Jackson police, Deion Hicks, the suspect in the murder of 19-year-old Christopher Silas has been released from the hospital and charged with murder.

Christopher Silas was shot in the chest on September 19, 2015 East Frontage Road near Eastover Drive and I-55. He later died at the hospital.

Shortly after the crime, Hicks was shot by an unknown suspect/suspects while police were attempting to arrest him. He was transported to UMMC.

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