Body found near railroad tracks on Ford Ave. in Jackson


UPDATE: The Hinds County coroner identified the victim as 36-year-old Marcus Jermaine Journigan.

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Jackson Police Department is investigating after a body was discovered near the railroad tracks on Ford Avenue near Markham Street.

The body was discovered just before 8:00 a.m.

According to JPD, the male victim was shot multiple times. Police are working to find the suspect at this time.

There’s no word on a motive for the shooting.

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