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December 3, 2021

Copiah Co Sheriff looking for suspect known as “Flap”, wanted in fatal shooting on I-55

Mary Apel

Copiah County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 24-year-old man in connection to last week’s fatal shooting on I-55.

Jakavious Willis, also known as “Flap,” is wanted in Copiah County for murder, aggravated assault, and shooting into an occupied vehicle.

According to police, he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Willis has been identified as a suspect in the Nov. 26 death of Trakie Richmond, who was shot in his vehicle on the interstate near Gallman.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Jakavilus Willis, you are asked to contact the Copiah County Sheriff’s Office at 601-894-3011, the Mississippi Highway Patrol at 601-987-1212, or CrimeStoppers at 601-355-TIPS.

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