The suspect in a fatal shooting outside of a Waffle House in Tunica County turned himself in, according to the Tunica County Sheriff’s Department. Antonio Jasper turned himself in for questioning Tuesday.

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A driver was shot after accidentally rear-ending another vehicle on Christmas nignt, Jackson police said. The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. on Interstate 220. The unidentified 24-year-old male told officers that he was traveling northbound when he accidentally struck a white sedan. The driver of that vehicle produced a handgun and fired out of the window, striking the victim in the neck. The victim then drove to Northside and Sunset drives where he called for help. The victim is said to be in stable condition.
One man was killed Tuesday and another was seriously injured in a crash in Vicksburg, police said. A white Ford F-150 pulling a large utility trailer was traveling on Highway 61 at about 11 a.m., when the driver ran off the road at North Washington Street and crashed into a ravine, police said.
The suspect in a fatal shooting outside of a Waffle House in Tunica County turned himself in, according to the Tunica County Sheriff’s Department. Antonio Jasper turned himself in for questioning Tuesday.
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