On May 28, 2019, around 4:00 p.m., Jones County Sheriff's investigators and deputies were dispatched to the Houston Road apartments for a reported shooting.
Upon their arrival a 17-year-old male was found with a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was taken by ambulance to the hospital and was later pronounced dead. At this time the incident appears to be accidental, but a thorough investigation continues. Further details will be forthcoming. No names are being released at this time.