Man arrested in Canton in connection to fatal Jackson shooting


CANTON — A suspect in the fatal shooting of a Jackson man that occurred in late May was apprehended by Canton police last week.


Canton police arrested Deangelo Jackson, 22, on Wednesday, June 7, and charged him with murder related to the death of Brendan Stuckey.


Canton Police Chief Otha Brown said Jackson was arrested during a traffic stop and that Jackson does not currently face any local charges.


Central Mississippi Crime Stoppers said Jackson’s criminal history includes arrests for narcotics and house burglary charges.


Jackson Police reported in May that Stuckey, 32, was identified as the victim of a fatal shooting on the 4200 block of Sunset Drive in Jackson. Jackson police officials said the incident occurred just after 2 p.m. on May 27, a Thursday.


Jackson had an accomplice, Dezmon Clinton, 15, who was arrested the same day as Jackson by the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force in Jackson, JPD says.


Clinton was also wanted and charged with murder and armed carjacking in the June 18, fatal wounding and carjacking of Nicholas Terry, 38, according to JPD.

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