On July 9, 2021, at 9:48 PM, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a reported shooting at 1415 Gates Rd., Columbia, MS. Information received was that a male had been shot at the residence. Units from the Sheriff’s Office arrived and rendered medical assistance to the male, who was identified as Tommy Daquan Burton (24) of Columbia. Burton was transported to Marion General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Marion County Sheriff’s Office Investigators responded and began to investigate the incident. Investigators identified Jeremy Devonta Cagins (28) of Columbia, as a person of interest in the shooting. Cagins turned himself in to the Sheriff’s Office on July 10, 2021. After interviewing Cagins, he is initially charged with second-degree murder in the incident, however the investigation is ongoing. Marion County investigators are asking for anyone who was present at the residence during the incident to contact the Sheriff’s Office with their information.
In a separate incident, on July 10, 2021, at 5:58 PM, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a reported shooting at 36 Brumfield Cut Off, Foxworth, Mississippi. Deputies arrived and found Aaron Bedwell (28) of Foxworth, with an apparent gunshot wound to the leg. Bedwell was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Marion County Sheriffs Office Investigators began to investigate the incident and determined the incident to be domestic related. Investigators charged Hannah Skylor Dours (23) of Foxworth, with aggravated assault for shooting Bedwell. The investigation is ongoing.