Double shooting suspect appears in court

EAST JACKSON -- The man connected to to a double shooting in Parkway East Apartments was formally charged with murder on Friday.

Jakeil Waller, 21, was arraigned on first degree murder and attempted first degree murder charges, and is being held without bond.

According to police, he's accused of shooting and killing 17-year-old Shomari Peterson and injuring a 21-year-old man on Sunday.

Waller is expected in court again on Aug. 7.


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