Two teens injured in drive-by shooting in Jackson

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating after two teens were injured in a drive-by shooting on Monday. The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. near the corner of Ellis Avenue and Lynch Street.

According to investigators, a 16-year-old boy was shot multiple times while he was driving. A 15-year-old girl, who was the passenger, was shot once.

Both victims were taken to the hospital. The 16-year-old was listed in critical condition, and the 15-year-old has a non-life threatening injury.

Police said there’s a strong possibility that the suspects knew the victims. They are working to identify the suspects at this time.

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