Jasmine Monica Kirk
Photo: Clayton County Sheriff's Office
Photo: Clayton County Sheriff's Office

Woman denied bond on malice murder charge after shooting at Jonesboro Waffle House

A malice murder suspect accused of shooting a woman outside of a Jonesboro Waffle House was denied bond Monday, according to court records.

Jasmine Monica Kirk, 35, of Jonesboro, was arrested Friday after gunning down another woman as she waited for her to-go order, according to Jonesboro police and the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office. Kirk faces two firearm-related charges in addition to the malice murder charge.

The parking lot of the Waffle House off Tara Boulevard was blocked off Friday morning while Jonesboro police investigated a fatal shooting.
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Witnesses told police that Kirk walked up to the victim’s black SUV in the parking lot of the restaurant at 8765 Tara Boulevard and opened fire, AJC.com previously reported. The gunfire hit the victim, whose name has not been released, multiple times in the upper torso.

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Jonesboro police officers arrived at the scene about 4 a.m. and found the woman dead inside her vehicle, Lt. Anthony Lumpkin said. 

Kirk is accused of fleeing the scene after the shooting. Before she was apprehended, police released surveillance photos of Kirk inside the Waffle House.

Before she was apprehended, police released surveillance photos of the woman inside the Waffle House.
Photo: Clayton County Sheriff's Office

She was caught later that night by deputies in Atlanta, according to the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office.

According to Clayton County court records, Kirk’s next hearing is scheduled for July 27. Until then, she will remain in the Clayton County jail.

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