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Jackson Police Investigate Shooting at Motel

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Not far from where a Jackson man was killed in a deadly hit and run on Ellis Avenue this weekend a man was shot Thursday night.

It happened at the Super 8 Motel in the 23-hundred block of Highway 80.

Jackson Police say 29 year old Prentiss Gillett IV was cooking out in a grassy area near the motel.

Witnesses say one minute he was standing up and the next he was on the ground.

AMR responded and transported Gillett to UMC.

He had at least three gunshot wounds to the forehead.

Thursday night his condition was life threatening.

The incident remains under investigation.


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