April 24, 2023

Jackson 16-year-old arrested in March homicide

Therese Apel

Kendarious Shaw

Less than four years ago, Kendarious Shaw was winning reading awards at Hardy Middle School. On Sunday, the 16-year-old was charged with capitol murder in a March homicide.

Jackson police didn’t release the name of the victim in the Sunday press release, but the victim appears to be 15-year-old Emmanuel Lewis. Mia Shavers, 17, was initially arrested and charged with capital murder as well, and police said at the time of the homicide that both Lewis and Shavers appeared to be involved in a carjacking. The incident occurred around Langley Drive near Highway 18 on March 25, a day when five other people also lost their lives to Jackson crime.

Shaw was arrested in the 700 block of Glenmont Drive.

Anyone with any additional information relating to this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-8477 or the Jackson Police Department at 601-960-1234.

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