Markale De’andre Hart has been identified as the man who killed 18-year-old Redshirted freshman football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell.
According to Jakell’s girlfriend, her boyfriend was arguing with a man at a party when a third man pulled a handgun and opened fire, believed to be Markale Hart.
The 22-year-old Markale Hart has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of Jakell Mitchell. According to his Facebook he attended Dadeville High School in Dadeville, Alabama.
Jakell Mitchell was fatally shot at an off-campus party, hours later police arrested Hart, Sunday afternoon.
Mitchell died at EAMC Emergency Room as a result of multiple gunshot injuries to the chest that he sustained in the incident, according to the police release.
Hart was taken to the Lee County Jail, where he’s eligible for a $150,000 bond, reports say.
No motive for the killing has been release but witnesses believe the shooter and the victim did not know each other.