Jackson Man Pleads Guilty to Discharging a Firearm During a Crime of Violence

Published 9:08 pm Sunday, December 19, 2021

Jackson, Miss. –  A Jackson man pled guilty to discharging a firearm during a crime of violence, announced U.S. Attorney Darren LaMarca.

According to court documents, Marco Darby, 26, was indicted for discharging a firearm during the assault and robbery of a United States Postal Service mail carrier in Jackson on June 2, 2021.

Darby is scheduled to be sentenced March 8, 2022, and faces a sentence of not less than ten years to life in prison.  A federal district judge will determine the sentence after considering the U.S. sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

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The United States Postal Inspection Service investigated the case.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lynn Murray prosecuted the case.