Bystander killed in front of Jackson store - - Jackson, MS

Bystander killed in front of Jackson store

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A woman was killed Tuesday in front of a store in Jackson's midtown neighborhood.

It happened around 3:30 at Forte's Shopette & Laundry on Pleasant Avenue, near Illinois Avenue.

Colendula Green, Jackson Police spokeswoman, says two people were arguing outside the store, and both began firing at each other.

One of the bullets struck a bystander, who was killed.

Her name has not been released, and the shooters got away.

If you have any information that could help police, call Crimestoppers at (601) 355-TIPS.

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