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Slain Officer Shot Four Times

Detective Shot Four Times

Good evening this is Maggie Wade with some of the stories we'll have tonight at 10 on WLBT.

The Hinds County coroner confirms Jackson Police Detective Eric Smith was shot four times when he was murdered at JPD headquarters.  The man who police say pulled the trigger had one shot to the head.

Another Jackson Police Officer has been found not guilty of taking a bribe. We'll have the latest on the verdict for Sergeant Richard McGahey.

Plus.. Myrlie Evers-Williams, the widow of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers offers words of wisdom and comfort from the pain and anger she felt after her husband's assassination.

The sunshine is back!  We can let the sunshine in this weekend, but we may need to prepare for some severe weather next week! Meteorologist Dave Roberts will have your First Alert Forecast!

And in sports Stephen Gunter has plenty of baseball highlights including game two for the Mississippi Braves!

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