Man dead after shooting in Jackson

Local News

Jackson Police are currently investigating a fatal shooting on the 3700 block of Hancock Street.

JPD Sergeant Roderick Holmes says that an early investigation shows a man was shot and killed around 6:30 Thursday evening. 

When police arrived, they found the man with multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead on the scene. 

Police say, the victim was approached as he walked down the street, by an unknown black male, wearing a hooded top.  Several shots were fired and the suspect ran south on Hancock Street. 

A motive for the shooting remains unknown. 

The victim has not been identified at this time. 

If you have any information, call Jackson Police or call Crime Stoppers and you may be eligible for a cash reward. 

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