One dead, another arrested after shooting at party in Mississippi hotel room

Published 6:30 am Wednesday, August 10, 2022

An 18-year-old is dead and another 18-year was arrested after an argument at a party in a Ridgeland hotel turned violent Monday night.

WLBT reports that a deadly shooting occurred at a hotel room at the Wingate Hotel located at 6485 I-55 North behind the Drury Inn in Ridgeland.

Officials with the Ridgeland Police Department say that an argument erupted at the party, and shots were fired.

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Jamarison Rogers was shot to death, and Johnterrius Demond Murriel, 18, was taken into custody, police report.

The shooting remains under investigation.