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April Spells, 26

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

April Spells, a 26-year-old black woman, died Wednesday, April 18, 2018, one day after being shot at a gas station on Bullard Street, according to the Jackson Police Department.

JPD Sgt. Roderick Holmes said it happened at the Fuel Time service station shortly before 8 p.m. 

Investigators believe Brittany Hilliard-Ransom, 27, shot Spells in the head after a fight.

Police initially arrested and charged Hilliard-Ransom with aggravated assault. 

Those charges will now be upgraded to murder.

Anyone with information regarding this case 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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