Jackson police investigate murder-suicide on Lindsey Drive


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating after a murder-suicide that happened Friday afternoon. The shooting happened at a home on Lindsey Drive around 2:00 p.m.

According to Police Chief James Davis, the victim, 25-year-old Langston Fields, was shot and killed inside the bathroom of a home by another man, 28-year-old Jerry Lavall, who killed himself.

Davis told reporters on the scene this incident is not something police could have caught. He said too many people are trying to solve their issues with guns.

Police said they recovered several weapons, including the murder weapon, at the scene.

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