Jovorski Blackmon, 27 - - Jackson, MS

Jovorski Blackmon, 27

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jovorski Blackmon, a 27-year-old black man, died Saturday, May 5, 2018, after a shooting that morning on Bailey Avenue, according to the Jackson Police Department.

Sgt. Roderick Holmes said shortly before 1:30 a.m., officers responded to Skonny's BBQ, a business located in the 3100 block of Bailey Avenue near Ridgeway Street, and discovered Blackmon and 28-year-old Terrance Terry suffering from gunshot wounds. 

One victim died at the scene and another died after being transported to the hospital, though Holmes did not specify which one was which.

Investigators learned a third black male victim sustained a non life-threatening injury and was driven to the hospital.

Witnesses told JPD that Blackmon, Terry and the unidentified man were shot shortly after exiting the business.

Police believe the gunman was wearing a gray hooded top. and was last seen running north on Bailey Avenue.

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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