Man shot during struggle with armed suspect near his home - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Man shot during struggle with armed suspect near his home

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Jackson homeowner is shot while struggling with an armed man when arriving at his home.

 JPD Officer Colendula Green said 35-year-old Charles Boone was confronted when he went to his home in the 600 block of Erie Street around 11:15 Friday night.

Investigators said the gunman approached Boone with a firearm and demanded money.

The gun discharged while the suspect and Boone struggled over it.

A bullet struck Boone in the left thigh and exited his right thigh.

Police said his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The search continues for the shooter.

 

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