Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Southampton shooting of Jahmel Jones leads to ninth arrest

St Mary's Southampton
Image caption Police believe the victim and suspects were known to each other

A ninth arrest has been made following the fatal shooting of a man in Southampton.

The 21-year-old was arrested in London on Friday, on suspicion of murder, in connection with the killing of Jahmel Jones.

Mr Jones, 23, was found shot in the head at a property in St Mary Street at about 11:00 BST on 20 April. He died later in hospital.

Hampshire Police believe his death is drug-related.

A 20-year-old man held on Thursday on suspicion of murder also remains in custody.

Four men, aged 41, 21, 22 and 18 and three women, aged 34, 36 and 21, remain on bail.

Police believe the victim, from Lyon Street, Southampton, and the killer were known to each other.

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