• Mid-South teen shot and killed by his brother after an argument over a honey bun

    By: Courtney Mickens


    FAYETTE COUNTY, Tenn. - A Fayette County teenager was shot and killed after arguing with his brother over a honey bun and a small amount of money, according to investigators.

    Officers responded to the a report of a gunshot wound in the 8900 block of Feather Chapel Rd. around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon.

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    Investigators found 18-year-old Marcus Jones dead from a gunshot wound on the scene.

    Deputies took 34-year-old Jerome Howse, the victim's half-brother, into custody.

    After a brief investigation, deputies determined the two brothers were arguing over a small amount of cash and a honey bun.

    Howse is currently in custody, he's been charged with second degree murder and felon in possession of a firearm.

    The sheriff said there is no bond set at this time.

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