Brookhaven man shot in argument

Published 4:53 pm Friday, March 5, 2021

One man shot another in Brookhaven Thursday afternoon after an argument between the men escalated.

Brookhaven police officers arrested Jermaine Martel Nelson just before 5 p.m. Thursday after Nelson, 27, shot Frank Jackson once in the arm, Brookhaven Police Chief Kenneth Collins said.

Jackson was taken to King’s Daughters Medical Center where he was treated and released.

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Nelson has been charged with aggravated assault with extreme indifference to life and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

The incident remains under investigation, Collins said.