Two teens injured in shooting at Jackson gas station

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating after two teenagers were injured in a shooting on Monday. The shooting happened at the Texaco on Medgar Evers Boulevard.

According to Officer Sam Brown, a 15-year-old was shot once. The teen was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle. At last check, he had non-life threatening injuries.

Brown said an 18-year-old was shot twice while sitting inside a vehicle at the same gas station. He was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries to undergo surgery.

There’s no suspect description or a motive at this time.

The shooting happened at the same location where 18-year-old Kennedy Hobbs was killed in early June.

Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba addressed crime in the city during his weekly news conference on Monday.

If you know who is responsible for the shooting, contact Jackson police or Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).

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