Jackson police investigate deadly shooting on Ellis Avenue

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened on Ellis Avenue Thursday afternoon.

Police said they received a call about the shooting just after 3:00 p.m. According to investigators, 18-year-old Raven Coleman was shot and killed. They believe three suspects fled the scene in a light blue Hyundai Sonata.

Police Chief James Davis said two of the suspects had assault rifles, and one suspect had a handgun. Davis said it appeared Coleman was targeted by the suspects.

If anyone has information about the shooting, contact Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).

In a separate incident, police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at the Dollar Tree on Ellis Avenue around the same time. Police have not released any information about a suspect.

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