Woman dies after being shot on Woodrow Wilson Ave. in Jackson


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating after a woman was shot and killed Sunday night.

The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. on Woodrow Wilson Avenue near Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Police said Kennedy Wilson, 24, was shot while she was traveling west on Woodrow Wilson Avenue.

According to investigators, Wilson was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson where she was pronounced deceased.

The Jackson Fire Department identified Wilson has the daughter of Lieutenant Michael Wilson. They released the following statement on Facebook:

On behalf of Fire Chief Willie Owens and the entire JFD family, our condolences and prayers of comfort are with Lieutenant Michael Wilson and his family in the loss of his daughter.

Jackson Fire Department

There’s no word on a suspect or motive for the shooting.

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