Man, woman shot while sitting outside on Fredrica Ave.

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Jackson Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the 200 block of Fredrica Avenue in Jackson on Saturday, just before 12:30 p.m. 

“Officers responded to a residence where they found a female and male,” a press release reads.  

The two told police they had been shot while sitting outside, when an unknown man walking in the area pulled out a handgun and began firing at them. 

The woman suffered a non life-threatening leg wound and was transported to a local hospital.  

The man victim suffered only a graze wound and was treated at the scene. 

The suspect ran away after shooting them, police say, and is only described as “a black man wearing a brown, hooded top.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477). 

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