BREAKING NEWS: Arrest made in Ringgold Easter shooting

An arrest has been made in connection with the Easter Sunday drive-by shooting that took the life of 21-year-old Javaski D. Jackson.

Mekhi Weathers, age 20, who listed an address of 4875 Camellia Street, Bossier City, was arrested today, April 19, by Bossier City Police Department on an arrest warrant from the Second Judicial Court charging him with First Degree Murder.

According to Bienville Parish Sheriff John Ballance, Weather has been booked into the Bienville Parish Sheriff Office jail with no bond.

The shooting occurred in the parking lot of the Bienville II apartment complex on the evening of April 9. When Ringgold Police Department arrived at the scene they discovered the victim laying on the ground with a bullet wound. He was transported to Oschner’s LSU in Shreveport where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Ringgold Police Department led the investigation with the assistance of the Bienville Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division. 

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