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Cortez Hopkins, 27

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Cortez Hopkins, a 27-year-old black male, was found dead on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, after a shooting on Bishop Avenue near West Northside Drive, according to the Jackson Police Department.

JPD Sgt. Roderick Holmes said officers responded to a home in the 3900 block of Bishop Avenue and found Hopkins dead with at least one gunshot wound.

Holmes said a second unidentified man had also been injured in the shooting after a bullet grazed him.

Investigators had been told several shots were fired outside the location that went into the home and caused injuries.

Witnesses told police a small white sedan left the area immediately after the shooting.

Police have not made any arrests in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call JPD at (601) 960-1234. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (601) 355-8477.

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