February 13, 2023

Jackson police announce weekend arrests

Therese Apel

Shawn Coleman (left) and Jontavia McDuffey

A man was arrested and charged in an aggravated assault on Saturday, officials said.

Shawn Coleman, 26, has been charged in an incident that occurred on Verdemont Drive on Saturday. Police say the assault occurred around 7:05 a.m. and Coleman was arrested at 4:45 p.m.

Jontavia McDuffey, 21, was arrested Sunday and charged with Accessory After the Fact of an Aggravated Assault. The Aggravated
Assault occurred in the 5400 block of Clinton Boulevard on Sunday around 1:59 A.M.

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

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