UPDATE: Thomson murder suspect arrested

UPDATE: Thomson murder suspect arrested
Paul Jones, Jr. (Source: McDuffie County Sheriff's Office)

THOMPSON, GA (WFXG) - GBI, Thompson Police Department, and,the McDuffie County Sheriff’s Office are conducting a shooting investigation which occurred on Boulevard Dr. in Thomson, McDuffie County just yesterday at 5:30 p.m.

At approximately 5:15 p.m. Thompson officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Boulevard Dr. in reference to a person who was shot. After arriving at the scene, they found 35-year-old, Norris McCord, Jr. dead inside his residence.

A preliminary investigation revealed that 27-year-old, Thompson resident, Paul Jones Jr. shot McCord inside the residence. A warrant was issued for Jones’ arrest and on Thursday he surrendered himself to law enforcement at the Department of Community Supervision office in Thomson.

Jones is being held at the McDuffie County Jail.

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