5 people shot, killed in Jackson in 1 weekend

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) -- Jackson Police are investigating several crimes after one of the deadliest weekends of the year in the Capitol City. Five people were killed in three shootings since Saturday.

Below is a breakdown of all the homicide investigations:

FONTAINE AVENUE SHOOTOUT: 2 DEAD, 1 INJURED

Sunday evening, two people died after being shot on Fontaine Avenue. Police believe one of the victims that died got into a fight with others, which led to a shootout. Police responded around 5:43 p.m.

Police found 21-year-old Samuel Davis dead at the scene. 51-year-old Janice Grayer was passing through the area when she was shot. Police sid she tried to drive herself to the hospital but crashed her car on Bailey Avenue near Mayes Street. A third person was also shot and taken to the hospital.

Police said  Davis and several others got into a fight and then the shootout occurred. JPD questioned one person.  No charges have been filed against anyone at this time.

FUEL TIME GAS STATION SHOOTING: 1 DEAD, 1 INJURED

JPD is also investigating a gas station shooting that left one person dead and other one injured.

Police went to the Fuel Time on Siwell Road Saturday night around 11:04 p.m. 35-year-old Terrance Durr was shot and killed.

Police are looking for two people for questioning. One suspect has been identified.

Kendrick D. Morris is charged with one count of murder and one count of aggravated assault.

Anyone who recognizes the people in the photo, contact JPD at (601) 960 -or 601-355-TIPS (8477)1234 .

WESTHAVEN DRIVE SHOOTING: 2 DEAD

On Saturday, two men were killed on South Westhaven Drive.

22-year-old Eli Nunez Sanchez and 27-year-old Daniel Gomez were shot multiple times. JPD said the two men were shot during an apparent robbery.

Police said the two suspects shot at a dog as well.

No one has been arrested in this case.

Anyone who can help police in any of these investigations, contact police at 601-960-1234.


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