Man dies in Jackson shooting, stolen vehicle found in neighboring state

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating after a man was shot and killed. The shooting happened Friday morning around 2:00 in the 100 block of West Pearl Street.

The victim, identified as 56-year-old Gerald Wallace, was found shot once in the head in his front yard.

According to Jackson police, Wallace’s grey Chevy Silverado was missing, and a stolen vehicle was found in his yard. His vehicle was later located in a neighboring state, and the driver was detatined.

Police said the relationship between the driver and the victim is unknown at this time, but they believe the two knew each other. Charges could be forthcoming.

The motive for the shooting is still under investigation.


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