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Jackson Tennessee Police Department
Wednesday March 15th, 2017 :: 10:40 a.m. CDT


Jackson Police continue to investigate the shooting on Willa Drive were one subject is now deceased.

Police Investigate Shooting
At approximately 12:27 p.m. on March 13, the Jackson Police Department responded to a report of a man shot at 22 B Willa Drive. Witnesses provided a description of a vehicle fleeing the scene. Officers found this vehicle a short time later and detained the occupants.
Additional officers went to the crime scene on Willa Drive and found that Gevin Hardin, 27, of Jackson, had been shot. Hardin was transported by ambulance to a local hospital, then airlifted to a Memphis hospital where he later died.
The investigation revealed that Hardin was armed with a gun and arrived at Jarvis Miller’s home on Willa Drive with the intent to confront Miller. Miller, 27, then shot Hardin during this confrontation.
Investigators consulted with the District Attorney General’s Office, and they determined that Miller shot Hardin in self-defense. Miller will not face charges for the shooting; however, Miller was charged with Tampering with Evidence. Miller was arraigned in Jackson City Court on Wednesday, March 15.

Jackson Tennessee Police Department
234 Institute St
Jackson, TN 38301

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