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Jackson teen fatally shot in hotel room

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A teenager was shot and killed in a Jackson hotel room Sunday.  Investigators are trying to piece together what happened. Jackson Police Detective Roderick Holmes said it happened around 8:30 a.m. at the Metro Inn located at the corner of Ellis Avenue and Highway 80.

According to Detective Holmes 16 year old Falisha Miller was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head.  She was a student at Jim Hill High School.  There were other people in the hotel room with Miller at the time of the shooting.  Those individuals were being interviewed by investigators.  Holmes is calling it a homicide investigation and no arrests have been made.

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