UPDATE - 2/7/14, 2:38pm: Byron Magee has turned himself into Tyrone Lewis of the Hinds County Sheriff's Department for the robbery of the Kangaroo Express on Old Canton. We are covering a developing story out of Jackson this hour.
According to officials with the Jackson Police Department, a gas station robbery happened this morning.
It happened around 6:48am at the Kangaroo Express on Old Canton Road.
Officer Colendula Green, a spokesperson for JPD, tells News Channel 12 that the suspect walked up to the counter and tried to use a credit card. The credit card was declined. The suspect went back out, and then came back in with a shotgun.
Authorities have a description of the suspect, he was wearing blue jeans, a black cap, and a dark hoodie.
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