Man dead after gun goes off in Phoenix; older brother arrested

Jackson was booked into jail.
Jackson was booked into jail.(MCSO)
Published: Nov. 12, 2022 at 8:04 PM MST
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — A man is in jail after police said he was handling a gun and it went off, killing his younger brother in Phoenix. It happened at an apartment on 44th Street near Thunderbird Road just before 4:30 a.m.

Police said 35-year-old Dominique Jackson was holding the gun when it went off. The bullet hit his younger brother, 33-year-old Thomas Jackson. He died at the scene.

Police detained Dominque for questioning and he was later booked into jail. It’s unclear what charges he’s facing.