Two men shot, one killed at apartment complex - - Jackson, MS

Two men shot, one killed at apartment complex

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Two men were shot, one of them was killed after gun fire erupted at a south Jackson apartment complex Sunday evening.

Around 6:45 p.m. police were sent to Belvedere South Apartments for a shots fired call. There they found an unidentified black male dead of a gunshot wound.

Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart says the victim was shot in the head and arm.

Police were also notified of a gun shot victim at CMMC.

Police do not know the extent of that man's injuries. Investigators say the shootings are related.

Witnesses tell WLBT a car with several men inside fled the scene shortly after the shooting.

Police are interviewing multiple witnesses in the homicide investigation.

The shooting happened inside a crowded courtyard at the apartment complex.

"We are working diligently in trying to determine what happened and to bring that person or persons to justice. It's an unfortunate situation. People could have been hurt in the area. We're just glad that a lot of people wasn't hurt, but it's unfortunate to the victim's family and the victim. And we are just trying to make sure we resolve this matter," said JPD Officer Colendula Green.

If you have any information about the shooting you're asked to call 601-955-T.I.P.S.

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