Man wanted in connection with deadly Center Street shooting in custody

Jamonta Jackson (Photo: Forrest County Inmate Roster)
Jamonta Jackson (Photo: Forrest County Inmate Roster)

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — A man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting that happened earlier this week is now in custody.

U.S. Marshals arrested 19-year-old Jamonte Jackson, who is also known as “Out West Tay,” Thursday morning, according to Jackson Police.

Jamonta Jackson (Photo: Forrest County Inmate Roster)
Jamonta Jackson (Photo: Forrest County Inmate Roster)

Horatio Hunt Sr. and his son, Horatio Hunt Jr., was shot on Center Street. Hunt Sr. died at the scene.

Horatio Hunt, Sr. (Photo courtesy of family)
Horatio Hunt, Sr. (Photo courtesy of family)

Officials tell WJTV that Jackson was arrested in Hattiesburg. He is currently listed on the Forrest County Inmate Roster.

 

 

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