1 dead, 3 others injured in Lynch Street shooting

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — One person is dead after a shooting that happened on Lynch Street in Jackson. Three other people were left injured.

JPD said 19-year-old Justin Tillman died from his injuries at the hospital. The other three people are in stable condition.

Multiple shots were fired at the corner of Lynch Street and Arbor Vista Boulevard around 10:09 p.m. Monday.

We’re told that two people were at Boston Fish Supreme sitting in a car with Tillman.

A man in a black Lexus approached them and got out of his car and started firing shots. One of the victims shot back at the suspect as he left the scene.

Police were called to Merit Health because a patient showed up with a gunshot wound. They said 18-year-old Christopher Gunn Jr. was dropped off there by someone in a black Lexus. Gunn was shot in the arm and back.

The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with any further information regarding this incident is urged to call police at 601-960-1234 or 601-355-TIPS.


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