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20 September 2018
A man who was shot while he was trying to rob a convenience store has died, police said. David Williams, 18, died Thursday morning, Jackson police officials said. Investigators believe Williams and a woman tried to rob the clerk Wednesday night at a convenience store on Rose Street. During the robbery, the clerk grabbed his gun and shot Williams, police said.
Velvet Shumaker, 45, is wanted for felony credit card and exploitation of a vulnerable adult, authorities said. Police said Shumaker fraudulently obtained funds from an elderly adult under her care.
Jackson police say a clerk shot an armed robber late Wednesday night at the DS Food Mart on Rose Street. A man and a woman walked into the store just before 7:30 p.m. according to police. They say one of them showed the clerk a handgun and demanded money from the register.
Authorities in Jefferson Davis County are conducting a murder investigation after a woman was found dead over the weekend. Coroner Jimmy Slater said Edna Brister was found dead behind her home on Highway 13 north of Prentiss on Sunday evening. The death is considered a murder, due to preliminary findings, according to Tim Culpepper of the Jefferson Davis County Sheriff's Dept.
Jackson City Council adopts ordinance decriminalizing marijuana; maximum penalty $100 for possession of 30 grams or less. Ordinance takes effect in 30 days
Police say the Mississippi man accused of shooting a 16-year-old boy who was visiting his home has been charged
Vicksburg police have arrested two people and are searching for a third in connection with a Wednesday shooting at an apartment
A 38-year-old man was found inside a vehicle suffering multiple gunshots wounds Sunday evening, police said. Jackson police investigated a shooting in the 1000 block of Robinson near Rose streets around 6 p.m., authorities said.
Police are investigating a theft of a weapon from a store. Two men went into the Top Dollar Pawn shop at 3421 Washington St. around 4:28 p.m. Friday, police said. The men asked to look at a Delton DT Sport .223 caliber rifle, an AR-15, detectives said.
The Citgo gas station on the 700 block of McDowell Road was robbed around 6:30 p.m. Saturday, authorities said. Two men went into the store and demanded money from the clerk, investigators said. Both robbers wore bandanas and displayed handguns, police said.
JPD is at the scene of a shooting in the area of Woodbine St. at Fairhill Dr. Initial reports are of a male shot multiple times. His condition is unknown. No suspect info currently available.
Jackson Police are investigating a homicide that occurred Thursday evening near the Valley Street/Raymond Road intersection. It happened around 8:30 p.m.
Ridgeland police officers chased down and arrested two men Tuesday night who authorities said are suspected of armed robbery. The robbery was reported Tuesday night at Mac's Gas on Highway 51, police said.
Richland police release surveillance photos in connection with a prescription forgery case. Richland Police Dept. The Richland Police Department released surveillance photos on Tuesday in connection with a prescription forgery case.
A third person has been arrested in connection to the killing of a woman who was stopped at a red light. Jushun Paige, 20, is charged with accessory after the fact of murder. Chelsie Lynn Kirschten, 23, was shot while stopped at a red light on Fortification Street in August of last year.
A 36-year-old man died Sunday in a one-vehicle crash in Madison County, authorities said. The crash was reported about 3 p.m. on Robinson Road, coroner Alex Breeland said.
Meridian police responded to the report of a shooting incident on 24th Avenue early Sunday morning. The report came in around 4:40 Sunday morning in the 1100 block of 24th Avenue. Ambulance crews were working on one person who had reportedly been shot. That man was transported to a local hospital by Metro Ambulance. Meridian police were seen taking one person into custody at the scene
People in Yazoo city, remembering the victims of a quadruple murder at a Superbowl after party
A Jackson man who is suspected of supplying the heroin that has led to a number of drug overdoses in the metro has been arrested by agents with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, authorities said
A 50-year-old man was shot and killed Thursday inside his Yazoo County home, authorities said. Deputies were called about 9:20 a.m. to a home on Patterson Road, where they found the homeowner, Henry Glen Renfroe, dead of a gunshot wound, Sheriff Jake Sheriff said.
Jackson police officers responded to a shooting on Terry Road near Hwy 80 in south Jackson. One man was shot, according to police.
A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal 2017 shooting in Adams County. Kiandas Washington is charged with murder in the death of Kelvin Devon Sadler, the Adams County Sheriff’s Department said.
The driver of a Ford Taurus was killed Tuesday when the car rear-ended an 18-wheeler, Madison police said. The car traveled partially under the tractor-trailer during the crash, which was reported about 2 p.m. on I-55 northbound at the Highway 463 exit, police said.
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour arrested with loaded handgun at security checkpoint in airport.
A body has been recovered from the scene of a crash in Jones County. The Jones County Sheriff’s Department said the body was found submerged in water. According to the sheriff’s department, the crash happened on Bush Dairy Road on a bridge over a creek.
Authorities said the bodies of two adults and a child have been found after their pontoon boat capsized in Mississippi during a duck-hunting trip. Authorities told The Advocate of Baton Rouge the bodies were recovered Sunday afternoon on the Buffalo River in Wilkinson County
Police say a woman in Mississippi was killed when she fled a traffic stop and officers fired into her vehicle. The Jackson Police Department says in a news release that an officer stopped the vehicle about 7:30 a.m. Saturday after reports that it had forced another car off the road. The officer requested backup, and the driver fled.
A 48-year-old father accidentally shot his 19-year-old pregnant daughter around 11:15 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of Northside Drive in the Robinhood community. The father was hunting and when the daughter came to pick him up, a nightmare unfolded.
Jackson fire crews responded to a house fire on Brookleigh Place in the Brookleigh Hills subdivision after 8 p.m. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire.
Clarksdale has become the latest Delta City to see its first homicide of 2018. Anthony Blissett was shot late Saturday night on Sasse Street. He was transported to a hospital in Memphis where he later died from his injuries. Clarksdale Police say the killing is under investigation.
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