Man dies of multiple gunshot wounds - - Jackson, MS

Man dies of multiple gunshot wounds

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Authorities in the Capital City investigated three homicides this weekend.

The most recent occurred Sunday afternoon in west Jackson.

There a man was shot multiple times and died of his injuries.

J.P.D. Officer Colendula Green said the 34-year-old was shot six times outside a residence in the 400 block of Fredrica Avenue.

Police were called to the scene around 2:30 p.m.

The victim, whose name has not been released pending notification of next of kin, was transported to the hospital by private vehicle.

Green said the Jackson man died following surgery.

Witnesses in the area told investigators they heard several shots fired but did not see the gunmen.

Officers also found a vehicle with bullet holes at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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