WJTV News Channel 12 - Vigil Underway For Fallen Officer Eric Smith

Vigil Underway For Fallen Officer Eric Smith

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JACKSON, MS -

A candle-light vigil is underway tonight at New Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church to honor fallen JPD officer Eric Smith.

Det. Eric Smith's children are in attendance.

New Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church is located on Bailey Avenue near Woodrow Wilson.

Det. Smith was fatally shot inside Jackson Police Headquarters Thursday evening while questioning Jeremy Powell, 23, a suspect in a fatal stabbing.

News Channel 12's Perrise Thomas is at the vigil and will have reaction tonight on News Channel 12 at 10:00.

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