Reward offered for info in shooting death investigation of 85-year-old man

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — A reward is being offered for information that could help officers find the person that shot and killed an 85-year-old man.

Central Mississippi Crime Stoppers said they are asking for tips and clues into the shooting death investigation of James Hankins.

A reward of $7,500 is being offered.

The 85-year-old was in his yard when he was shot in the head on Feb. 13 on McCleur Road.

No arrests have been made in this case.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online on the Central MS Crime Stoppers website. You can also use a mobile device or computer to submit a tip by going to

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