UPDATE: 2/12/2021

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police arrested a suspect in the shooting death of 30-year-old Dedontae Jackson.

Branden McLaurin, 25, has been charged in connection to the crime that happened on Rose Street and Grand Avenue in January 2021.

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating after a man was shot and killed Monday night. The shooting happened just after 9:30 p.m. on Rose Street at Grand Avenue.

According to investigators, a vehicle struck a utility pole at the scene. A man, who has been identified as 30-year-old Dedontae Jackson, was found inside suffering from a gunshot wound. He died at the scene.

There’s no suspect information at this time. If you have any information, contact Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).