October 25, 2021

One dead after Gun Trade in Rolling Fork

Mary Apel

One man is dead after a gun trade went wrong Saturday in Rolling Fork.

According to Rolling Fork police chief Cardell Hughes, a group of men were meeting to trade guns. Police say one had a Glock and the other had an AR-15, while another man waited in the vehicle.

Hughes says that one of the men decided to keep the guns, at which point 19-year-old Freddie Rico Jones was fatally shot in the chest.

Two suspects turned themselves in. Both have been arrested and charged with murder. Charles Edward Taylor, 22, was given a bond of $150K and Quindarreyon Houzah, 19, was given a bond of $100K.

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