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Police have few clues in search for Douglas High School student's killer

(WMC-TV) - The family of a Memphis teen killed Monday night in a drive-by shooting continues to mourn as police search for his killer.

Douglas High School graduate Jacob Manuel was killed Monday when someone in a gold Lexus fired shots into a house on Ash Street.

Derrick Harmon is Manuel's cousin.

"My hope at this point is whoever did it gets caught or turns themselves in," Harmon said Wednesday. "I don't care how it happened."

Harmon looked with lament upon the porch where his cousin was sitting when the bullets flew.

"He didn't do any fighting," he said. "He didn't do any cursing. He didn't drink, and he didn't smoke."

Harmon said his younger cousin had little support in the world. Both of the 17-year-old's parent's died from health problems.

"He didn't have a mother and father," Harmon said. "Our grandmother and grandfather both died before he was born. So he had one grandmother on this earth."

The case took a twist Tuesday night.  According to a police affidavit, three people are accused of trying to take justice into their own hands by pulling guns on a man that they accused of shooting the teen.

Jonathon Campbell is in jail for aggravated assault. The other two suspects, Lilboo Macklin and Jonathan Campbell, have not been arrested.

Harmon is now worried more violence will follow, until police can track down his cousin's killers.

"It would be best for the police to get them before anything else happens here," he said.

Police had no further details on the suspect or suspects' description. Call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH, if you have information that can led to an arrest.

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