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Suspect in killing of 18-year-old woman near Keyes Log Cabin has turned himself in

Jackson police
Posted at 4:16 PM, Sep 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-23 18:10:20-04

JACKSON, Mich. — Ke’Juan Watts, who is wanted in connection with a fatal shooting near the intersection of Fourth and Franklin in August, turned himself into police custody Thursday morning.

Watts had a two count felony warrant for homicide-open murder and felony firearm.

On the morning of Aug. 25, Jackson police officers were dispatched to the area just before 11:30 a.m.

Sha’Nya Coleman-Young, 18, was found in the driver’s seat of a Chevrolet Trax. She was taken to Henry Ford Allegiance Health where she died.

Two 17-year-old boys suffered gunshot wounds but recovered.

Police believe six people in the Trax met up with another group in a Nissan Maxima in a parking lot near Keyes Log Cabin Party Store.

Police said there was a dispute, the Maxima drove off. Police believe Watts fired shots at the Trax hitting three people.

Watts is expected to be arraigned Thursday.

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