A Friday night double-shooting took the life of Jackson's second homicide victim of the new year. A release from Jackson Police Department says the shooting took place in the 100 block of Ford Avenue. Shortly before 8 p.m., officers responded to a home and found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. One, a 40-year-old man, was shot in the leg and was transported to an area hospital.

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A Friday night double-shooting took the life of Jackson's second homicide victim of the new year. A release from Jackson Police Department says the shooting took place in the 100 block of Ford Avenue. Shortly before 8 p.m., officers responded to a home and found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. One, a 40-year-old man, was shot in the leg and was transported to an area hospital.
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Jackson police are investigating a shooting. Investigators believe the shooting happened about 3 a.m. Friday in the 700 block of Lanier Avenue near Martin Luther King Boulevard. Officers said they responded to the area in search of a vehicle that had damaged some property. They found a vehicle, which had been abandoned by the driver
Jackson: police are investigating the city's first homicide of the year. A man was found shot to death inside a room at the Rainbow motel on Medgar Evers Blvd. Shortly after 3:00am, officers responded to a shooting call and found a man inside a room there suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
Jackson Police were investigating an officer-involved shooting and searching for a suspect Thursday night. JPD said the incident occurred in the 3100 block of Terry Rd at the Sunshine Food Mart around 6:00 p.m.
Pearl police officers were at the scene of a homicide Wednesday afternoon. The shooting was reported about 2:15 p.m. on Reynolds Street, near Pemberton Drive, police said. Lt. Brian McGairty told the Clarion-Ledger that a 21-year-old man was found shot to death inside a home on Reynolds Street. Officers took a 32-year-old woman into custody at the scene, McGairty said.
Jackson police are investigating a shooting. A man said a bullet came through his mobile home around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday on Gertrude Drive. The man told police he was inside when a bullet came through a wall and hit him in the forearm.
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Jackson Police are investigating a front yard murder. It happened early Saturday morning in the 400 block of Bonita Street. JPD says when officers arrived on the scene they found 31-year-old David Yancy dead in the front yard. Police say he suffered multiple gunshot wounds
A man was shot and killed at a home Saturday 7 p.m., police said. When police arrived to the scene at 212 Lindsey Drive they found Dennis Evans, 38, shot several times by an unknown shooter or shooters, authorities said.
Jackson police are investigating after someone found two people dead inside a vehicle. Officers and the coroner were at the scene Thursday morning at Beasley Road, near Hilda Drive.
Jackson police are trying to figure out who called a bogus bomb threat into a bank. Officers were called to BancorpSouth on McDowell Road at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Roderick Holmes said.
A driver was shot after accidentally rear-ending another vehicle on Christmas nignt, Jackson police said. The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. on Interstate 220. The unidentified 24-year-old male told officers that he was traveling northbound when he accidentally struck a white sedan. The driver of that vehicle produced a handgun and fired out of the window, striking the victim in the neck. The victim then drove to Northside and Sunset drives where he called for help. The victim is said to be in stable condition.
One man was killed Tuesday and another was seriously injured in a crash in Vicksburg, police said. A white Ford F-150 pulling a large utility trailer was traveling on Highway 61 at about 11 a.m., when the driver ran off the road at North Washington Street and crashed into a ravine, police said.
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A half-naked woman flagged down a 16 WAPT News crew and stopped a Jackson police officer to report that she had been stabbed. The incident was reported shortly before 4 a.m. on Rose Street near Robinson Street. Officers said the 37-year-old woman was suffering from several lacerations and a stab wound.
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