JPD: Person shot in face on Ferguson Drive dies from injuries

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The person who was shot on Ferguson Drive Monday has died.

Jackson Police said 34-year-old Danny Cherry died from his injuries at the hospital. Cherry was shot in the face.

Investigators said Cherry and 35-year-old Cleotha Weatherspoon got into an argument over an X-Box. They said Cherry came to Ferguson Drive with a bat and tried to assault Weatherspoon over a stolen X-Box.

JPD said Cherry pulled out a gun and the two fought over the weapon. Police said the gun went off during the struggle and Cherry was hit in the face.

Weatherspoon was arrested for an unrelated warrant through the Mississippi Department of Corrections. He was wanted for violation of probation.

Cherry died from his injuries at the hospital.

Authorities said no charges in the death of Cherry have been filed at this time.

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