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Ashland man arrested on murder charges related to Friday shooting

An Ashland man was arrested related to the shooting death of a man in Bolivar, TN on Friday according to the Bolivar Police Department.

From the release:

Arrest Made In Connection With Shooting Death Of Jacquez PerryBolivar, TN

Officials from the Bolivar Police Department have announced that an arrest has been made in the October 23, 2020, shooting death of Jacquez Perry of Bolivar.

During the investigation, information was obtained that identified Bryquez Buggs , age 21, of Ashland, Mississippi, as responsible for the shooting. Buggs was arrested on October 23, 2020, at approximately 3:30 PM, through a coordinated effort between the Bolivar Police Department, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Tennessee Highway Patrol, U.S. Marshal’s Service, and the Hardeman County Sheriff’s Office.

He was taken into custody without incident. Buggs will be facing charges of Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Second Degree Murder in the death of Mr. Perry.

He is being held at the Hardeman County Criminal Justice Complex pending court proceedings.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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