Jackson police investigate homicide on Ford Avenue


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating a homicide that happened Thursday morning.

According to Officer Sam Brown, the shooting happened outside of a home in the 300 block of Ford Avenue. He said the victim, 39-year-old John Lee Martin, was shot after a fight with another man. He died at the scene.

Brown said the suspect left the scene on a white motorcycle. Police released surveillance pictures of the suspect on a Suzuki motorcycle. He is believed to have dreadlocks.

If you have any information about the case, contact Jackson police or Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).

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