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Police identify suspect in south Jackson shootings

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Joshua Hurst   Source: JPD Joshua Hurst Source: JPD
Jackson police say a man and woman are dead and two men are injured after a shooting in south Jackson Thursday night. Jackson police say a man and woman are dead and two men are injured after a shooting in south Jackson Thursday night.
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Police say they're looking for 25-year-old Joshua Hurst in connection with the shootings in south Jackson Thursday night. Hurst is wanted for two counts of murder and two counts of aggravated assault.

A man and woman are dead and two men are injured. Jackson Police Chief Rebecca Coleman says the injuries are not life-threatening.

Chief Coleman also says the shooting was over a dice game, and all four people were shot at 2907 Greenwood Avenue. One person ran to Maple Ridge Drive after being shot.

Two weapons have been recovered.

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart says Ronnie J. Williams, 32, of Bolton, died at the scene on Greenwood Avenue. A preliminary investigation revealed he was shot six times, including the head, neck, and shoulder.

Kendra Hill, 28, of Jackson, died at 7:32 p.m. at a local hospital. Hill was shot two times, once in the back and once in the leg, according to Stewart.

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