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Teen charged in deadly shooting after being turned in by his mother

Jadon Glasper is charged with second degree murder in the death of Michael Cross-Clay Wednesday morning.
Credit: Shelby County Sheriff's Office
Jadon Glasper

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — UPDATE 10/28/2021 - An 18-year-old is now charged in the shooting death of a man Wednesday morning in southeast Memphis. And police say his mother turned him in, leading police to the crime scene.

Jadon Glasper is charged with second degree murder in the death of Michael Cross-Clay.

According to the police affidavit, Glasper's mother called Horn Lake Police Wednesday saying her son had shot someone in Memphis. Horn Lake dispatchers then called Memphis Police about a possible shooting in the 2900 block of Comanche. 

Officers arrived to find Cross-Clay shot and killed at the scene.

Horn Lake Police contacted Glasper's mom, and her son was taken to the police department there to be questioned. According to the affidavit, Jadon Glasper told investigators Cross-Clay had come into his room yelling and asking "where is the gun." According to the report, Glasper admitted to shooting Cross-Clay "because he was scared." Investigators said Glasper also knew Cross-Clay was unarmed.

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10/27/2021 - Memphis Police said one person has been detained after a deadly shooting Wednesday morning in southeast Memphis.

Officers were on the scene of the shooting before 10:30 a.m. in the 2900 block of Comanche, not far from Getwell. They found a man dead at the scene.

Investigators said one man was detained. They have not said what charges he may face.