UPDATE: Arrest made in March Homicide at “Mo Zeppy’s Hookah Cafe”

JACKSON, Tenn. — According to a news release from the Jackson Police Department an arrest has been made involving an early morning homicide in March 2021.

Information from the release said, investigators were able to develop an 18 year-old man as a suspect, who was 17 years old at the time of the homicide.

The suspect was interviewed by investigators and during an interview he admitted to the shooting.

The suspect will be formally arraigned on Monday, June 7, 2021 in Juvenile Court on a First Degree Murder charge.

The homicide occurred on March 27, 2021 around 1:00 am when officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to a shooting at “Mo Zeppy’s Hookah Cafe” located at 80 Federal Drive.

A 22 year-old man, Demethrius Williams, was shot and then transported to Jackson Madison County General Hospital where he died from his injuries.

 

ORIGINAL NEWS STORY:

Early morning homicide under investigation

March 27, 2021 Ashley Luningham

JACKSON, Tenn. — In a developing story, police are investigating an early morning homicide.

Officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to a report of a shooting at “Mo Zeppy’s Hookah Cafe” located at 80 Federal Drive around 1 this morning.

Investigators say 22-year-old Demethrius Williams, was shot and then transported to Jackson Madison County General Hospital where he died from his injuries.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Jackson Police Department at 731-425-8400 or Crime Stoppers at 731-424-8477.

Stay with WBBJ-7 eyewitness news online and on the air for updates as more information becomes available.

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