Two teens, adult face capital murder charges after reportedly demanding wallet from victim, then killing him when he didn’t have money

Published 6:35 am Thursday, May 19, 2022

Two teens and an adult have been charged with capital murder of a Mississippi man who was reportedly shot and killed in a robbery attempt.

Jackson Police report that LeAndrew Williams, 15; Corey Hodge Jr., 19; and Bonny Fields III, 24; have been charged with capital murder in connection to the death of Jimmy Pierce, 50.

Pierce was reportedly killed on Monday when the suspects approached Pierce outside a Jackson apartment complex on North West Street and demanded his wallet. Police said after Pierce said he didn’t have any money, they shot him twice in the chest.

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Pierce was taken to UMMC in Jackson where he died from his injuries.