Police: Man dead after shooting on Azalea Drive; one suspect arrested

Randy Pugh
Randy Pugh

UPDATE: According to Officer Green with Jackson police, Randy Pugh has been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of 29-year-old Erik McElroy.


 

JACKSON, MS – One person is dead after a shooting on Azalea Drive.

Coroner Stewart has identified the man as Erik McElroy, 29. He died of a shotgun injury to the chest.

According to Officer Green with the Jackson Police Department, a person of interest is in custody. The crime happened around 2:21pm at 4339 Azalea Drive.

Police say the victim went to the location and confronted the suspect at this location. It is unknown what the confrontation was about.

 

 

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