Person of interest in custody over shooting death of 6-year-old; second suspect ID'd

Person of interest in custody over shooting death of 6-year-old; second suspect ID'd
Posted at 1:28 PM, May 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-18 09:33:39-04

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -  Officials with the Hinds County Sheriff's Office says they have one person of interest in custody and continue to search for a second suspect in the kidnapping and shooting death of 6-year-old Kingston Fraizer.

18-year-old Dwan Diondro Wakefield, of Ridgeland, was taken into custody on Holmes Avenue in Jackson just before 11 a.m. on Thursday in the kidnapping and slaying of the little boy.

Officials say a second person, who they are calling a suspect in this case, is identified as 18-year-old DeAllen Washington. He is described as a black male, 5'10, 160 lbs. Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Washington are asked to contact the Hinds County Sheriff's Office. 

Police found the boy dead of a single gunshot wound in the backseat of a stolen car in Gluckstadt, a Jackson Police Department spokesman said.

The stolen Toyota was found on Gluckstadt Road at a dead end behind the ABC warehouse.

A multi jurisdictional investigation is underway involving Jackson Police Department, Hinds County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi Highway Patrol, Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and Madison County Sheriff's Office. All agencies are working collectively on this case.

Fraizer was last seen Thursday morning at about 1:15 at the Kroger at 4910 I-55 North in Jackson before he was allegedly kidnapped.

According to the Hinds County Sheriff's office, his mom, Ebony Archie, arrived at Kroger and ran inside the store for a few minutes. She allegedly left her car running and her son inside the car.

Within a short time, authorities say two subjects pulled up to Archie's Honda. 

MBI says the second vehicle involved, a Honda Civic, has been found. The passenger of the Honda, a 6 foot tall black male, got out of his car and jumped in Archie's car with the child inside. Both cars sped away. 

If anyone has any information on this case, please call the MBI at 855-642-5378.