UPDATE: US Marshals join search for Verona shooting suspect

Verona police are searching for Jarnavis Chandler for last week's shooting at a local car wash.

Posted: Mar 27, 2018 6:21 AM
Updated: Mar 27, 2018 1:58 PM

UPDATE: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 11:08 A.M.

Verona police are asking for the public's help to find the suspect in a fatal shooting at a car wash. Chief J.B. Long released a picture of Jarnavis D. Chandler, who is wanted for murder, to WTVA Tuesday morning. 

According to Chief Long, Chandler is considered armed and dangerous. If you know where he is, contact the Verona Police Department.

The U.S. Marshals' Service says its officers have joined the search for Chandler. 

UPDATE: Friday, March 23, 2018 9:15 P.M.

According to Verona Police Chief J.B. Long, the victim of Thursday afternoon's shooting has died.

Chief Long says the victim died Friday evening North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green identifies the victim 26 year old Jazken Green.

His body will be transported to Pearl for autopsy.

Police are still searching for those involved.

Original Story:

VERONA, Miss. (WTVA) - A Verona city official says there has been a shooting at a car wash Thursday afternoon.

Alderwoman Margaret Baker says it happened at a car wash near Wheel City on Raymond Avenue.

When police arrived on the scene, no one was there, and the victim had been transported to the hospital.

Chief J.B. Long says two people are being sought in connection with the shooting, but he did not reveal names or descriptions of the two.

There's no word if this is possibly connected to the shooting in Tupelo near South Veterans Boulevard.

STORY: Tupelo police on scene of shooting

WTVA is working to gather more information and will bring you updates when they become available.


Verona Police Chief J.B. Long says that there were multiple shooters at the car wash Thursday afternoon.

He is asking for help from the U.S. Marshals.

He also has a warrant for an arrest but he will not release a name at this time.

The victim in the shooting is in the hospital and he say he will interview him.

He expects to know more Monday.

 We are learning more details about the shooting.

Verona Police Chief J.B. Long says they now have a suspect who is wanted in the shooting along with  two others.

"We do know one guy for sure one guy in particular we're looking for which is Jarnavius Penrose Chandler looking for that young man everybody in the area concerned people.If you see him know him, hear anything contact Crimestoppers or else just call the Verona Police Department." Long said.

The chief would not elaborate on what caused the shooting.

He would only say that something happened about a week ago in the Tupelo area.

He also says that Chandler is considered armed and dangerous  and is wanted for murder.

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