Juvenile arrested in murder of Milan man

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) -- Police say a 17-year-old boy has been charged in the murder of a Milan man.

The juvenile, who is not being identified, is charged with first-degree murder and possession of Schedule II controlled substance, according to The Jackson Sun.

Police were sent to a Humboldt residence late Sunday night after a report of shots being fired. Officers discovered 22-year-old Lonzell M. Smith with multiple gunshot wounds.

He was transported to the local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Those who knew Smith described him as kind and gentle.

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(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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