JCSO: 1 dead, 1 in custody after Wednesday afternoon shooting


JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ark. — A man is dead and another in custody after a homicide Wednesday afternoon, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

51-year-old Tony Jones died as a result of the shooting.

29-year-old Zackary Vermillion has been arrested.

Zackary Vermillion

Deputies responded to a report of a shooting near Whiteville Road just after 1:00 p.m.

Vermillion has been charged with first degree murder.

The investigation is continuing.

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