Jackson Police investigate deadly shooting on Maria Drive

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Jackson Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting.

The shooting happened in the 1600 block of Maria Drive just after 10:30 Sunday night.

According to Sgt. Roderick Holmes, officers found 25-year-old Jonathan Vickers suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He died at the scene.

A witness reportedly told police three armed black males fired shots at Vickers while he was underneath the carport of a home. Police said the suspects were dressed in dark clothing with partial face coverings. They ran away from the scene after the shooting.

Sgt. Holmes said robbery is believed to be the motive for the crime. If you know anything about the shooting, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).

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