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Police: Victim found dead in car with gunshot to head identified

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Jackson Police Department is investigating the homicide of a man found inside a car on Highway 18.

JPD has identified the man as 67-year-old Charles Dukes of Clinton. 

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart said that the victim suffered trauma to the head and he did not have any identity on him. 

JPD Commander Tyree Jones said a citizen found Dukes dead inside the car. He says that the man was shot in the back of the head.

Dukes was found in a silver Mercury Grand Marquis. Two men were seen running from the scene Friday morning at 8:23 a.m. 

Officials say the men were seen running behind a credit union to the Woodlands Apartments. 

This marks the 50th homicide of the year in Jackson. 

This is a developing story. 

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