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Police charge man with murder, attempted murder in downtown JC shooting

March 23rd, 2014 11:45 am by NET news service

Police charge man with murder, attempted murder in downtown JC shooting

Jamarcus L. Jackson (WCDC booking photo)

JOHNSON CITY — Police charged a Johnson City man with killing one man and wounding another in a downtown parking lot overnight.

Jamarcus Lavelle Jackson, 24, 1211 King Springs Road, was accused of killing DeShaun Wesley Greer, 24, 1412 East Cedar Street, Bristol, Va., and trying to kill Jamison Lewis Greer, 20, also of 1412 East Cedar St., Bristol, Va.in the Cherry Street parking lot off State of Franklin Road about 3 a.m. Sunday. A Jonesborough man and a Kingsport man also were injured in the incident.

Jackson was charged with second-degree murder in DeShaun Greer's death and attempted second-degree murder in Jamison Greer's shooting.

Police said Jackson fired numerous gunshots in the parking lot, and two other men were injured. He was charged with aggravated assault for "inflicting injury with a deadly weapon" on Zachary Breedlove, 23, 159 Alfalfa Lane, Jonesborough, and with reckless endangerment for "reckless activity of discharging a firearm" that resulted in an injury to Jonathan McInturff, 27, 944 Larry Mills Lane, No. 1, Kingsport.

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