3rd Paden Street murder suspect arrested by U.S. Marshals

Calvin Welch (Photo: JPD)

UPDATE: JPD said Calvin Welch’s bond was set at $1 million for the murder charge and another $25,000 for the shooting into an occupied dwelling charge.

He appeared in court Friday morning.

UPDATE: JPD said the third suspect they were looking for in connection with the Paden Street murder is in custody. Police said Calvin Welch was arrested by U.S. Marshals Thursday afternoon.

UPDATE: According to Jackson Police, Keeunna Welch has turned himself in. Authorities are still looking for Calvin Welch.

UPDATE: 03/15/2017 12:36pm Evelyn Powell went before a judge Wednesday. Her  bond was set at $125,000, according Commander Tyree Jones.

UPDATE: 03/14/2017 6:08pm  Police are now looking for two men allegedly involved in the shooting of Alexia Buckhalter.  The JPD says Calvin Welch, Junior and Keeunna Welch are sought in connection with the incident.  Police say Alexia Buckhalter was shot and killed after an incident at a home on Paden Street.  Police believe that Powell fought with a man at the home earlier in the day and then returned with the two men.  That is when shots were fired.  Police believe that Burkhart was not the original target.

JPD Commadner Tyree Jones says this is an isolated incident.  Neighbor Sabrina Houston says “It’s just a tragedy to see this going on in our neighborhood but it goes on everywhere.”

Police say Evelyn Powell faces charges of murder and shooting in an occupied dwelling.

Keeunna Welch and Calvin Welch, Jr. Photo Credit: Jackson Police Department (Jackson, Mississippi)


Photo Credit: Jackson Police Department (Jackson, Mississippi)


UPDATE: 03/14/2017 2:56 pm Jackson Police Commander Tyree Jones said Evelyn Powell is in custody.

Powell was wanted for questioning in connection with the deadly shooting.

They have also recovered the vehicle they believed was involved in the incident.

UPDATE: 03/14/2017 1:52pm The Jackson Police Department is identifying the homicide victim as 26-year-old Alexia Buckhalter.

Original Story:

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Jackson Police are investigating a shooting on Paden Street that left one woman dead.

According to JPD Commander Tyree Jones, a woman was shot inside a home.

Police are looking for Evelyn Powell in connection with the shooting. She was last seen in a white Dodge Durango. Jones said there might have been others inside the SUV.

This is the 14th homicide of the year.

Other details about the shooting have not been released yet.

WJTV has a crew at the scene. We will provide updates as we get them.

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