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JPD Searches for China Lane Shooting Suspect

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JACKSON, Miss. - Jackson Police are searching for a suspect connected to a shooting that happened on China Lane Tuesday.

Police responded to the call and while the officer was there on the scene, a driver of a sliver Dodge Durango approached the officer and said that his friend had been shot and that he was taking him to the hospital.

The victim was on the back seat of the vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.

Authorities say their investigation determined that two black men approached the victim and assaulted him. Police said they were fighting, when one of the suspects pulled out a gun and shot the victim in the stomach.

He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Police Department at 601-960-1234 or Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS.

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