JENNINGS, Mo. ( - Authorities have identified a man shot and killed near Jennings High School Monday afternoon.

The shooting happened in the 8800 block of Clifton, only one block from the high school.

Ja'zohn Scruggs - Jennings murder victim

Police identified the victim as 21-year-old Ja'Zhon Scruggs of the 8800 block of St. Cyr Drive in Jennings. 

Jennings School District officials say the homicide is not in anyway related to the school.

The wake for Scruggs will be held at Granberry Mortuary at on Jennings Station Road on Thursday.

If you have any information on the shooting, call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477.

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