Morris Faces Multiple Charges

Meridian, Miss. A homicide suspect who turned himself in to Meridian police Wednesday night also faces other charges.

33-year-old Christopher J. Morris of Meridian is charged with murder, aggravated assault and shooting into an occupied dwelling.

Morris is accused of shooting 45-year-old Manuel Torres Sept. 4 near Enterprise Funeral Home. Torres died of his injuries a week later.

The other charges are connected to shots fired into a nearby house.

Morris' bond was set at $500,000 for murder, $200,000 for aggravated assault and $25,000 for shooting into an occupied dwelling.

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