Police: 17-year-old attempted to break into car shot, killed

UPDATE: 07/21/2016 1:43pm  Jackson Police say the 17-year-old who was shot on East McDowell Road has died.

Authorities said Charles McDonald died in the hospital.

Commander Tyree Jones said the teen was allegedly attempting to break into a car that was parked at Oil Performance Inc. McDonald was shot multiple times in the torso.  The person who fired the shots  was an employee at Oil Performance. Police said the employee was questioned and released.

The police department is not filing charges at this time. The case will be handed to a grand jury.


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Jackson police are conducting a shooting investigation on E. McDowell Road.

JPD officials said a 17-year-old was injured. The victim is in critical condition at the hospital.

Authorities said there are no suspects at large and that they have the scene under control.

WJTV will update this story as soon as more details become available.

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