Police said Curtis Pettigrew, 32 was shot multiple times at the Days Inn in West Jackson late Saturday night. Now Pettigrew faces charges of being a convicted felon with a handgun.
According to police they found a loaded handgun outside one of the hotel rooms. They also found bullets in Pettigrew's pockets that were the same caliber as those used in the gun.
Investigators say Pettigrew is a person of interest in the murder of Xavier McKinney-Hopkins, who was killed on April 2 at the Lane Crest Apartments