Jeffery Leon Moss was arrested this afternoon in connection to a murder on Stockton Drive in Mobile.
Around 7 a.m. this morning, Mobile Police officers responded to the 2000 block of Stockton Drive for a report of a single gunshot victim. Upon arrival, officers discovered the body of Tracy Clipper, who had died inside the residence with an apparent gunshot wound.
Mobile Fire Rescue also responded to the scene, but Clipper was pronounced dead upon their arrival.
Jeffery Leon Moss, 44, was taken into custody at the scene and has been charged with murder. Moss was booked into the Mobile Metro Jail just before 4:30 p.m.
Jason Johnson originally hails from Elba, Alabama, and graduated summa cum laude from Troy University in 2011. He’s been a reporter for Lagniappe since 2014, where he covers an array of topics with a focus on county government, local courts and education.
Previously, Jason worked for the Southeast Sun (Enterprise, Alabama), the Alexander City Outlook and 94.7 WTBF FM (Troy, Alabama).
He’s also been recognized by the Alabama Press Association with designations in general excellence, photography and education reporting. In his spare time, Jason is a guitarist and drummer who enjoys the benefit of regularly playing with musicians better than himself.