5 shot while playing dice at Jackson apartment complex, police say

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating after five people were shot while playing a dice game, and investigators said the shooting may be gang-related. The incident happened Thursday night outside Serenity Apartments on Hospital Drive.

According to Officer Sam Brown, a group was playing dice outside when someone drove up and started shooting at them. The suspect chased the group through the apartment complex.

There’s no information on the conditions of the victims at this time. No deaths have been reported.

Brown said a suspect has been identified, but they are not releasing that person’s identity.

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