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Two Arrests in Slaying of High School Band Volunteer Who Wanted to Be Professional Drummer

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    Two Arrests in Slaying of High School Band Volunteer Who Wanted to Be Professional Drummer
    Prince George's County Police
    Jarrell Desean Jackson (left) and Jarrett Deon Jackson (right)

    Police arrested two suspects in the fatal shooting of a drummer who volunteered with a Maryland high school marching band.

    Prince George's County Police officers responding to a report of a shooting at 8:40 p.m. June 6 found 26-year-old Shahim Body suffering from gunshot wounds on the 5200 block of Leverett Street in Oxon Hill. He died several hours later at a hospital.

    Police charged 25-year-old Jarrett Deon Jackson of Fort Washington and 28-year-old Jarrell Desean Jackson of Oxon Hill with first-degree murder and related charges.

    The homicide apparently resulted from an ongoing dispute between the suspects and Body, police said.

    Musician Killed in Oxon Hill Shooting

    [DC] Musician Killed in Oxon Hill Shooting

    New details about the murder of a musician in Prince George's County. Shahim Body died after being shot in Oxon Hill Tuesday night.

    (Published Friday, June 9, 2017)

    Body got a full music scholarship to Hampton University, where he became a section band leader. After earning his music education degree, he returned to Oxon Hill High School and volunteered every day with the marching band.

    He wanted to play drums professionally.