Man fatally shot on Pocahontas Avenue in Jackson - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Man fatally shot on Pocahontas Avenue in Jackson

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A shooting in the Georgetown neighborhood kills one person Tuesday afternoon.

WLBT News has learned the victim is the grandson of prominent Jackson businessman Warren Wright of Wright's Furniture.

Police were called to the 3300 block of Pocahontas Avenue, just before two o'clock.

When officers arrived they found a male with a gunshot wound to the head, in a gold Chevy Cruze.

Police say the victim, identified as Joseph Wright, 34, from Jackson, died before reaching the hospital.

Witnesses say they heard shots, watched the car make a u-turn in reverse, then crash into a fence

No arrests have been made.

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