MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minneapolis man faces charges for a fatal shooting at a home on the city’s north side earlier this month.
Twenty-year-old Mozell Jones is charged with second-degree murder and possession of ammo or a firearm after a conviction for a crime of violence, court documents filed in Hennepin County show.READ MORE: Buffalo's Allina Clinic To Reopen 7 Months After Deadly Shooting
The shooting occurred Aug. 3 at a home on the 2300 block of Dupont Avenue North. According to a criminal complaint, responding officers found a 21-year-old man with a gunshot wound in the area of his left shoulder. He was taken to a hospital, where he was declared dead.
A witness who was at the home during the shooting told investigators he heard Jones and the victim talking, then the sound of one gunshot and a front door chime.READ MORE: Boy, Man Grazed By Bullets In South Minneapolis Shooting
The witness said he then looked out his window and saw Jones running from the house, entering a vehicle and leaving.
The witness went downstairs, where he found the victim shot on the floor and called 911.
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Jones is in custody at the Hennepin County Jail “on other matters,” the complaint states.