One man dead after morning shooting - - Jackson, MS

One man dead after morning shooting

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

One man is dead and two people had been taken into custody after a mid-morning shooting in west Jackson. It happened Sunday in the 1700th block of Cox Street.

Police responded to a call where a 24-year-old male was found dead in the street with a gunshot wound to the head.

We are told that the shooting victim brandished a gun while trying to kick down the back door of the home. A struggle ensued between the victim and two other people inside the home and the gun went off.

Both men who were taken into custody have been released.

No word yet on the name of the deceased or if any charges will be filed.

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