Meridian MS - Meridian Police are still searching for a suspect in connection with a deadly shooting.
24-Year-old Lawyon Vaughn is wanted for the murder of 23-year-old Jakavion Adams.
Police report Adams was shot and killed yesterday along Popular Springs Drive.
The suspect, Lawyon Vaughn, is considered armed and dangerous.
Authorities warn anyone caught hindering or helping Vaughn in any way, will be charged.
If you have any information regarding the shooting, please contact The Meridian Police Department at 601-485-1893.
Meridian Police Chief Deborah Naylor-Young released a statement, "The Meridian Police Department Criminal Investigation Division is actively investigating a homicide that occurred 5/23/2023 in the parking lot of 4620 Poplar Springs Drive. The victim was shot multiple times by unknown individuals and was pronounced deceased on scene. This is an ongoing investigation and any known information from the community with solving this case is greatly appreciated. We would like to extend our condolences to the family of the victim and also reassure the community that MPD investigators and Special Operations Unit are tirelessly working to solve this case and others that are pending."