Shooter in Metro PCS customer death is former reserve officer

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The man police say shot a Metro PCS customer Monday night has been identified as a former Canton reserve officer. The shooting happened at the cell phone store on West Capitol Street.

Police found 43-year-old Eddie Wansley’s body behind the store’s counter. He was shot multiple times.

On Monday, investigators told WJTV the shooter was an employee of the store.

We’re told some type of altercation ensued before the shooting.

Jackson Police did not file charges against the shooter. Wansley wasn’t armed and there were no signs of a robbery, according to investigators.

The case is going to be presented to a Hinds County grand jury.

According to Canton  Police, the former reserve officer hasn’t worked with the department since May 2015.

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