August 3, 2020

Police seek armed, dangerous suspect after double murder (one happened while victim’s children were near)

Two people were murdered Sunday in a shooting at an Edwards apartment complex that was reported to authorities by a child, authorities say.

The Hinds County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that the deaths were reported Sunday morning after a child called authorities about a shooting. The victims were identified as Djuana Robinson, 27, and Michael Anthony Lawson, 57.

Investigators said they believe Lawson was shot outside the apartment complex and Robinson was killed after someone kicked in the door of her apartment. Authorities believe that Robinson’s three children — a 6-year-old and two toddlers — were in the apartment at the time of the shooting.

The sheriff’s department did not release a possible motive in the shooting.

Investigators are searching for Justin Mosley, 19. He is wanted for one count of capital murder and one count of murder. The sheriff’s office said he should be considered armed and dangerous.