TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) — Police in Tupelo revealed Sunday they charged a teenager in connection with a weekend homicide.
Officers said they arrested Ja'derius Marion, 19, of Plantersville, for second degree murder in the shooting death of Tadarrell Hall, 28, of Nettleton. His arrest came on the same day of the killing.
According to the Tupelo Police Department, officers responded around 1:00 a.m. Saturday to the 700 block of South Gloster Street.
They said they discovered evidence that a shooting occurred in the parking lot of the D Casa restaurant, which was closed.
Officers also found out someone already took the shooting victim in a private vehicle to the emergency room at North Mississippi Medical Center where he died.
Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green said the state will perform an autopsy on Hall's body.