2 teens in custody on suspicion of murder in shooting death of Sibley student

Da'Qwan Jones-Morris, 17, died Wednesday

Sloane Martin
November 07, 2019 - 1:16 pm
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Two teens are custody in the fatal shooting of the captain of the Henry Sibley football team.

Seventeen-year-old Da'Qwan Jones-Morris died Wednesday in the 100 block of Annapolis Street East of a gunshot wound.

Two teen boys, 15 and 16 years old, are at the Ramsey County Juvenile Detention Center on suspicion of murder. 

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WCCO-TV reports they were playing with a gun that afternoon when it went off. Police have not revealed what led to the shooting.

Principal Ron Monson called Jones-Morris “funny, outgoing and well-liked by students and staff.” The school has counselors available. Jones-Morris also played on the basketball team.

There have been 29 reported homicides in St. Paul in 2019.

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