Port Gibson teen held for killing

Published 11:49 am Friday, December 3, 2010

The case of a Port Gibson teen charged with murder in the October killing of another Claiborne County man will be heard by a grand jury in January, Claiborne County Sheriff Frank Davis said Thursday.

He was in the Claiborne County Jail this morning charged with murder, Claiborne County Sheriff Frank Davis said.

Arkieth Baker, 18, 1111 Vine St., was arrested Nov. 4 in the shooting of Eric Gusta, 27, 907 Marginal St., Davis said. The shooting was Oct. 27 at Club Henry Lee on Bessie Weathers Road.

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Davis would not release details on what led up to the shooting or how Baker was found to be a suspect.

Baker was in the Claiborne County Jail on a $75,000 bond. The next grand jury is set to convene in January.