Victim dies from Jan. 28 shooting on N. Highland; Braxton Taylor in custody and anticipated to face homicide charge

Victim dies from Jan. 28 shooting; Suspect anticipated to face homicide charge

Alert PhotoBraxton Taylor, who is in custody at the Madison County Jail, is expected to face a homicide charge for the shooting death of Daithan Cobb.

On Jan. 28 around 3 p.m., Jackson police responded to a shooting in the 1000 block of N. Highland Avenue. Daithan Cobb, 20, was shot multiple times. He was transported to a local hospital.

Investigators identified Braxton Taylor, 19, of Jackson, as the suspect. Jackson police arrested Taylor on Jan. 31 and charged him with Attempted First-Degree Murder and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Dangerous Felony. Taylor remains in custody in lieu of $150,000 bond.

As a result of his injuries, Cobb died Feb. 11 at a Memphis hospital. Investigators will meet with the District Attorney’s Office and anticipate filing additional charges on Taylor.

The case remains an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Jackson Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 731-425-8400, or Crime Stoppers at 731-424-8477(TIPS).

Taylor pictured

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