UPDATE: JPD: Fatal shooting in South Jackson


Jeremy Smith, 30, has been identified as the victim of the fatal shooting on Colonial Drive.

Jeremy Smith
Jeremy Smith

JPD also identified the suspect as Terry Spann. No charges will be filed against Spann at this time.

JPD learned that Smith “allegedly” approached Spann with a gun while he was in a car on Colonial Drive.

Spann later produced a gun and fired several shots at Smith; those shots hit Smith and he was pronounced dead on scene.

Spann fled the scene and surrendered a short time later at Precinct 1.

The investigation is ongoing and it will later be presented to a grand jury.

This latest shooting marks the 43rd homicide of 2016 in the City of Jackson.

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Jackson Police Department is responding to a fatal shooting in South Jackson.

The shooting happened along the 300 block of Colonial Drive according to JPD’s Twitter page.

WJTV has a crew headed to the scene.

This is a developing story.

Please stay with WJTV as more information becomes available.


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