Fans of the local rapper Lonnie Montrel Taylor aka Lil’ Lonnie are taking to social media to express their condolences. Rapper LL Cool J sent a tweet Monday afternoon.
Police are investigating in an effort to find who shot into the car driven by Taylor.
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The Jackson Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting.
It happened on Montebello Drive around 10:30 Sunday night. The coroner identified the victim as 22-year-old Lonnie Montrel Taylor.
According to Sgt. Roderick Holmes, officers found a car that hit the front of a home. The male driver died at the scene. A female passenger was not hurt.
Police said the back of the car was shot into by a suspect.They are working to find the shooter.
If you have any information about the deadly shooting, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).