Local rapper Lil’ Lonnie shot and killed while driving car


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).

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