Tennessee man fatally shoots half-brother after an argument about honey sandwich, police say

Jerome Howse

(Fayette County Sheriff’s Department)

A teen in Tennessee was allegedly shot by his half-brother after the pair was arguing over a honey bun, police say.

The incident took place around 2:30 am on Wednesday, authorities with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office told Fox 13.

Marcus Jones, 18, was found dead on the scene. Police say Jones’ half-brother, Jerome Howse, 34, reportedly fired a weapon after the two had an argument over a honey bun and a “small amount” Fox 13 reported.

Howse, who has been charged with second-degree murder and felon in possession of a firearm, is in custody. There is currently no bond, authorities told the news station.

A representative for the Fayette County Sheriff’s office was not immediately available for additional comment when contacted by Fox News on Thursday.

Madeline Farber is a Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter @MaddieFarberUDK.

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