JPD search for suspect who shot man near MLK parade - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

JPD search for suspect who shot man near MLK parade

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson Police are searching for the suspect responsible for shooting a man Saturday near the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., parade in Jackson. 

Jackson Police Deputy Chief Eric Wall says a 23-year-old man was shot in the right side of the chest.

From the initial investigation, Chief Wall said it appeared the shooting happened on Detroit Street.

After the victim was shot, he ran from Detroit Street, south onto Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. He then collapsed at the intersection of MLK Drive and Grandberry Street.

Police found a weapon they believe was used in the shooting.

The unidentified victim is listed in stable condition at UMC.

Investigators say the shooting does not appear random.

One person was questioned by police, but no arrest has been made.

The shooting occurred just a block away from the MLK Parade route.

Copyright 2013 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved

 

News 7 Top Stories

SIDEBAR: Mugshots in the news slideshow

Updated:

Mugshots More>>

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • RAW VIDEO: North Forrest v. Lumberton

    RAW VIDEO: North Forrest v. Lumberton

  • Lumberton outlasts North Forrest, 12-8

    Lumberton outlasts North Forrest, 12-8

    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:59 AM EDT2017-08-19 04:59:32 GMT
    Davion Edwards ran for 124 yards and a touchdown Friday night in Lumberton High School’s 12-8 victory over North Forrest High School in Eatonville. The junior scored ripped off a 41-yard run that set up his 9-yard touchdown run in the third quarter, as he scoried what turned out to be the game-winning points for the visiting Panthers. But Edwards’ biggest run was an 8-yard carry with less than 2 minutes left in the game and Lumberton facing a fourth-and-3 at the North Fo...More >>
    Davion Edwards ran for 124 yards and a touchdown Friday night in Lumberton High School’s 12-8 victory over North Forrest High School in Eatonville. The junior scored ripped off a 41-yard run that set up his 9-yard touchdown run in the third quarter, as he scoried what turned out to be the game-winning points for the visiting Panthers. But Edwards’ biggest run was an 8-yard carry with less than 2 minutes left in the game and Lumberton facing a fourth-and-3 at the North Fo...More >>
  • Jefferson Davis County wins first game in program history

    Jefferson Davis County wins first game in program history

Powered by Frankly