JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating after an 11-year-old boy was shot in the back.
The shooting happened on Monday, July 4 on Tara Road when the victim was shooting fireworks with other children in the neighborhood. Deputy Police Chief Deric Hearn said the boy was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Hearn said police have not identified a possible suspect at this time. There is also no motive for the shooting.
If anyone has information about the shooting, contact Jackson police or Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).