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JSU student's shooting death investigated by JPD

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New developments in the shooting of a 19-year-old Jackson State student  at the Palisades Apartments.

The victim has been identified in the shooting that happened around 1 o'clock at the Jackson complex, it's located at 1400 Valley Street.

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart says 19-year-old Nolen Ryan Henderson, III of Georgia was shot once in the face.

Officers responded to reports of shots fired and a person lying in front of a building at the apartments.

Witnesses say there had been a party Saturday night and an altercation got out of control. We are told he was a freshman at Jackson State University. <

"Right now we're trying to locate the subject along with a motive for the incident. This is a Jackson State student. He is from Atlanta, Georgia. Our hearts go out to the family, but we will bring that person to justice," said JPD Officer Colendula Green.

Henderson's homicide investigation is the 15th murder of the year.

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