Man turns self in, connected to fatal shooting in Hazlehurst

Published 9:27 am Monday, August 14, 2017

HAZLEHURST (AP) — Police in Mississippi say that a 43-year-old man connected to a fatal shooting has turned himself in.
WAPT-TV reports that Hazlehurst police say Oliver Brown Jr. is charged with first-degree murder after turning himself in around 9 p.m. Saturday.
Chief Byron Swilley says police found the body of 37-year-old Jason Youngblood in the middle of the street after being called out to a home around 5:30 p.m.
Swilley says that according to witnesses’ interviews, the shooting was in reference to a disagreement over a pressure washer dispenser.
It is unclear if Brown has a lawyer.

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