GREENWOOD, Miss. (WTOK) — A significant school college student who was shot to death in Mississippi was an innocent bystander in a drug dispute among other folks.
Which is what Leflore County Sheriff Ricky Banks tells the Greenwood Commonwealth .
Banks states 15-calendar year-outdated Jauquavous Whitehead experienced in no way been in difficulties with the law and was “in the erroneous position at the erroneous time.”
The significant school sophomore was shot to death Wednesday outdoors a Greenwood housing intricate.
The sheriff states a 24-calendar year-outdated female and two 18-calendar year-outdated adult men ended up held for investigation. Their names ended up not promptly unveiled.
Banks states the capturing was component of a drug-connected turf war. This included a Dec. 6 capturing at the Greenwood State Club, wherever a kitchen worker was shot outdoors the setting up right after hours. That capturing led to 6 arrests.