Juvenile charged in shooting death of man in Gulf Park Estates

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a juvenile in the Wednesday morning shooting death of a man found lying in the road in Gulf Park Estates.

Sheriff Mike Ezell said in a press release that deputies responded to a call at 2 a.m. to find a 19-year-old man lying in the road in the area of Center and Spruce streets.

Deputies also located a 14-year-old female, a suspect in the case, as well as two other witnesses in the area. Investigators were called to the scene, conducted interviews and released the victim to the Coroner’s Office.

The juvenile female was arrested and is being held at the Jackson County jail. She is being charged, as an adult, with manslaughter.

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