Man critical after being shot multiple times - - Jackson, MS

Friday night shooting victim condition worsens

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A 28-year-old Jackson man is in critical condition at UMMC, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Jackson Police Officer Colendula Green says Maurice King was shot 8 times at his residence on 248 Shiloh Road around 6 p.m.

Green says he was struck in the arm, thigh and cheek.  

Officer Green says an unknown black male came to King's door asking for Marcus.

When told Marcus did not live at this address, the man asked for Maurice King, who came to the door.  

That's when the unidentified male began shooting. Green says the shooter fled the scene.  

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