Police: Teen fatally shot, 2 people charged

Published 9:02 pm Wednesday, December 6, 2017

PICAYUNE (AP) — Police say a fight on a street corner has ended with a Mississippi teenager’s death and two people being charged.

News outlets report 19-year-old Sarai Bagley died Tuesday from a single gunshot wound to the chest.

A Picayune police investigation indicates that Bagley flagged down an SUV. Police Assistant Chief Jeremy Magri says 18-year-old Marlos Jones exited the SUV and got into an argument with Bagley. The driver, 24-year-old Kalista Turner, also exited the vehicle.

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Magri says when Turner and Jones got back into the vehicle Bagley went up to the passenger’s window and began hitting Jones. Magri says Jones picked up a handgun and shot Bagley.

Jones was arrested on a second-degree murder charge, while Turner was arrested for possession of marijuana. It’s unclear if they have lawyers.