JPD searching for suspect in Marydale Drive shooting


UPDATE: 10/19/2016 8:45am Jackson Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of shooting suspect Tommy Lee Lewis to call them immediately.

The 31-year-old is wanted for his alleged involvement in this morning’s shooting.  The victim, James Runnels was last listed in stable condition according to police.

UPDATE: 10/19/2016 5:56am The JPD says that they are still searching for Tommy Lee Lewis, who is accused of shooting Runnels.

Original Story:

JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) – A shooting on Marydale Drive is under investigation this morning.

Jackson Police Commander Tyree Jones says a man identified as 44-year-old James Runnels was shot in the knee with a shotgun at 2921 Marydale Drive.

At the time of the shooting Runnels was engaged in an argument with suspect Tommy Lee Lewis when the shooting took place.  Lewis, police say, fled the scene.

No other details are available at this time.


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