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Leighton man, 24, charged with murder in Jokers shooting

Published: Apr. 10, 2022 at 11:48 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 13, 2022 at 4:33 PM CDT
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SHEFFIELD, Ala. (WAFF) - A Leighton man is charged with murder following a weekend shooting at Jokers in Sheffield.

According to Sheffield Police Chief, Ricky Terry, Jarious Lamar Garner, 24, of Leighton, is the suspect in the shooting. He has turned himself in. He is charged with murder and is being held in the Colbert County Jail on a $500,000 bond.

Officers were notified of the shooting around 1 a.m. Sunday. Chief Terry identified the victim as Mark Harris, 29, of Leighton.

On Monday, the City of Sheffield revoked the restaurant/nightclub business licenses after the deadly shooting violated an agreement previously put in place in December 2021.

Kalyn Tyjuane Horrison, 26, of Florence, was killed in a shooting at Jokers on December 2, 2021. Police say the suspect, identified as James Terrell Whiteside, 40, of Muscle Shoals, is being charged with manslaughter.

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