Friday, July 20, 2018

Accused Fondren Firebug Killed on Northview

JPD issued the following statement. 


Jackson Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 3800 block of Northview Drive. The incident happened shortly before 3:30pm. 

Officers responded to a residence at the corner of Northview Drive and Audubon Place. There, they found a black male lying in the yard suffering multiple gunshot wounds. 

Police also observed several spent casings in the street and were later told that shots had been fired at the victim from a dark colored sedan that was traveling north on Northview Drive.  The vehicle also appeared to have a small spare tire on the rear. 

Very little is known about the suspect but it is believed to be a black male.  A second individual is also believed to have been driving the suspect vehicle. 

Officers later located a person of interest at a residence not far from where the shooting occurred. That person was transported for questioning. No arrests have been made. 

The victim has been identified as 50-year-old, Angelo Taylor.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477). Your information could be worth up to $2500 if it leads to an arrest.

Kingfish note: Taylor was arrested on March 11, 2017 for arson.  WJTV reported at the time:


One man is charged with arson of an occupied dwelling following a house fire on King's Highway in Jackson early Friday morning.According to Jackson Fire Department's Division Fire Chief Cleotha Sanders, firefighters found several dogs dead inside the home.Investigators say the fire was set intentionally.Angelo Taylor, 49, was arrested Saturday in connection to the fire.At this time it's unclear whether Taylor will face animal cruelty charges.

A family of six managed to escape the fire.  

17 comments:

Anonymous said...

So, 17 months ago in Jackson, Hinds county, he set a house on fire burning pet dogs to death and he is out of jail. Arson must be a misdemeanor in Hinds county.

Anonymous said...

The people who lived in the Kings Highway house told me that the man arrested for burning down their house had asked them if he could purchase a vehicle of theirs and when they said no, he came back and lit a mattress behind the house on fire. They got out in time but their dogs did not including a mother dog and her puppies. It was horrifying. Good riddance.

Anonymous said...

Street Justice has been served

Anonymous said...

My Gosh...The state can't build enough prisons for all the crime. Hang 'Em High I say!

Anonymous said...

^^^9:22

Anonymous said...

"So, 17 months ago in Jackson, Hinds county, he set a house on fire burning pet dogs to death and he is out of jail. Arson must be a misdemeanor in Hinds county."

As of July 20, 2018 he had not indicted for the charge that originated in March of 2017.

Hinds County DA's office...working for you.

Anonymous said...

Actually, arson is one of the hardest things to prove. You literally could have video evidence of someone with lighting the fire, with date and time stamp and it still could be thrown out. This is coming from an insurance perspective.

Anonymous said...

"The vehicle also appeared to have a small spare tire on the rear."

Unless it was a Cadillac with a half-vinyl top, continental kits are pretty unusual, even in the Metro.

Anonymous said...

@11:25
I agree with you about arson being very difficult to prove. It rarely is ever proved.

Anonymous said...

9:14, everything in Hinds County is a misdemeanor.

Anonymous said...

"Perception of crime"

lovermangenuis said...

A dozen comments and not one "The Fondren" joke? You guys with your tired, trite jokes are slacking.

Anonymous said...

11:31 I bet they meant it had a "donut" tire on the ground/rear azle.

Anonymous said...

This outcome saved taxpayers a small fortune.

Anonymous said...

What a small world and karma is real! I knew the people well that Mr. Taylor burned out too @9:21 AM. Your accounting of the incident is spot on.

Anonymous said...

"Arson must be a misdemeanor in Hinds county."

Crimes are defined by state law, not by counties.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, not super worried about this one.

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