Man shot in south Jackson near McDowell Road - - Jackson, MS


Man shot in south Jackson near McDowell Road

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Source: WLBT Source: WLBT
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Police are trying to determine why one man opened fire on another in front of an abandoned house in south Jackson.

Jackson police are looking for the gunman in an afternoon shooting off McDowell Road.

JPD Officer Colendula Green says two men were arguing in the 2800 block of Kingswood Avenue when one opened fire.

The shooting victim was struck twice in the torso.

He then ran to a nearby home, called for help and collapsed in the driveway.

 "It was some type of altercation that encountered with him and other subject at the abandoned address behind me. his resting point was 2823 where he asked for help and they notified police," said Green.   

We are told the unidentified victim is in stable condition at UMMC.

 Call Crimestoppers if you know anything that can help authorities make an arrest.

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