Police investigate fatal shooting near Battlefield Park

Jackson, Miss. (WJTV) – A 38-year-old man is dead after a shooting near Battlefield Park.

Jackson Police said Edward Evans was shot in the head on Porter Street Friday morning.

Police responded to the scene around 6:40 a.m. and found his body. We’re told that someone passing by noticed Evans’ body and called police.

No suspect is in custody at this time.

No other details about the investigation have been released. Anyone with any information regarding this investigation should contact the Jackson Police Department at 601-960-1234 or 601-355-TIPS (8477).

Stay with WJTV as we work to get you answers about this investigation.

 

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