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.
(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.