Trial Begins Monday for Woodlawn Man Who Allegedly Shot Man to Death

Trial Begins Monday for Woodlawn Man Who Allegedly Shot Man to Death

MT. VERNON (WRXX) – A 31-year-old Woodlawn man is heading to trial Monday in Jefferson County Court for allegedly shooting another man to death at a Mt. Vernon bar in 2021.

Jaquez Gardner is charged with three counts first-degree murder and being an Armed Habitual Criminal in connection with the shooting death of Jamarco Foulks while at the Corner Tavern at 19th and Perkins in Mt. Vernon.

Gardner had allegedly left the area following the shooting and was found staying at a hotel in the metro east area when he was arrested on a Jefferson County warrant charging him with murder.

Attorneys in the case finalized their preparations in the case Wednesday and are scheduled for jury selection Monday morning.