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Armed robbery, shooting caught on tape

Surveillance shows robber holding victim at gunpoint

JACKSON, Miss (WJTV) - WJTV 12 has obtained surveillance video of a man holding his victim at gunpoint during an early morning robbery at the corner of Robinson St. and Prentiss St.

We told you about the incident earlier today.

The robber holds a gun on his victim, robs him and then flees. As the victim turns around, the man in a ski mask shoots him.

According to police, the man's injuries were not life-threatening and he was treated at a local hospital.

Jackson Police are looking for suspects in this case. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477). If your anonymous tip leads to an arrest, you could get a $2,500 reward.

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