Man charged with murder in December 2016 shooting - WSMV News 4

Man charged with murder in December 2016 shooting

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Eric Donzell Jones was charged with first-degree murder by Metro Police in connecition to a December 2016 shooting in East Nashville. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department) Eric Donzell Jones was charged with first-degree murder by Metro Police in connecition to a December 2016 shooting in East Nashville. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department)
The victim was identified as John Moss. (Source: Metro Nashville PD) The victim was identified as John Moss. (Source: Metro Nashville PD)
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A convicted murder has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a drug-related shooting death in December 2016 in East Nashville, according to police.

Police said Eric Donzell Jones, 34, has been charged with the shooting death of John S. Moss on Marina Street near North Ninth Street on Dec. 12, 2016.

Officers responding to a shots fired call discovered Moss, 39, on the ground with multiple wounds behind his silver Chevrolet Malibu, which was still running. Moss later died at a hospital.

Police discovered a small bag of what appeared to be crack cocaine on the front seat of the car.

The investigation led police to charge Jones, who was already jailed on a felony probation violation, with first-degree murder after a grand jury indictment.

Police said Jones was convicted of second-degree murder in 1999.

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