Central Avenue shooting victim Jackson's latest homicide - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Central Avenue shooting victim Jackson's latest homicide

Jackson Police are investigating the city's latest homicide. It happened in the 1900 block of Central Avenue just after six-thirty Thursday evening.

Area residents reported hearing a single shot outside the home but did not did not know what led to the shooting.

Authorities have identified the 29-year-old victim but will not release his name until the next of kin is notified.

"He was shot once in the chest according to witnesses" said Jackson Police Officer Colendula Green. "They advised they heard a shot from the residence in the 1900 block of central street, they did notice four black, males running from this residence. They then jumped into a black vehicle traveling in an unknown location, they did notice the victim walking from this residence holding his chest."

Officers took two people to police headquarters for questioning but there have been no arrests and no charges filed.

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