One person shot during attempted armed robbery - - Jackson, MS

One person shot during attempted armed robbery

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

At least one person was shot during an attempted robbery in south Jackson Sunday night.

Precinct One officers were called to the Belvedere South Apartments shortly before 10 p.m.

J.P.D. Officer Colendula Green said two people had pulled into the parking lot behind the apartments when an unknown black male approached their car.

According to police, the man tried to rob them and apparently opened fire.

The victims then ran to a nearby convenience store at the intersection of Belvedere and McDowell Road where they called 911.

Witnesses said at least one person was transported by ambulance.

"We've been hearing gunshots all night. We've heard a couple from down there and then about five or six minutes ago we heard this really loud shot go off here and the three of us decided to come down here and check it out, and all we see are cops like you see," said Devin Sauer who lives near the area.

Investigators said the unidentified victims suffered minor injuries.

No arrests have been made.

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