Arrest made in Jefferson City mall shots fired incident

1 month 1 week 20 hours ago Wednesday, July 01 2020 Jul 1, 2020 Wednesday, July 01, 2020 2:46:54 PM CDT July 01, 2020 in News
By: Claire Colby, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY — The Jefferson City Police Department arrested a suspect after a shots fired disturbance on June 26 at the Capital Mall. 

Video footage shows a shooter aiming at a vehicle, according to a statement from the Jefferson City Police Department.

Jernail Hickmon was taken into custody. Police found a firearm, bullet-proof vest and narcotics, according to the statement. Hickmon was a previously convicted felon, and prohibited from possessing a firearm, according to the statement.    

The Jefferson City SWAT team and members of the Cole County Sheriff's Department served the arrest warrant just outside of city limits. 

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