JPD investigates shooting death of teen - - Jackson, MS

JPD investigates shooting death of teen

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

We now know the identity of a Jackson teen who died after being found shot in an abandonedhouse. Hindss County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart identified the victim as 16-year-old Jamal Haralson.

Haralson was shot multiple times Friday and taken to UMMC where he later died.

JPD Officer Colendula Green said the victim was hit in the torso and stomach.

The shooting happened in a vacant house in the 700 block of Cedarhurst Road.

Green said the suspect is described as a black male with a dark complexion.

He's 5 feet 3 inches tall and was wearing a white shirt and blue pants.

No motive has been released. The search continues for the gunman.

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