One killed, one wounded in shooting on Magnolia Road in Jackson

UPDATE: 09/23/2016 6:30am  Police are identifying the victim killed as 37-year-old Juwanza Ray.  The investigation, they say, is “ongoing.”

UPDATE: 09/23/2016 5:27am  Police say that the 37-year-old man, who was found by police near a water drain, was shot multiple times.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  The other man was last listed in stable condition.

The two men who were shot were allegedly involved in an argument that led to an exchange of gunfire.  The report about the shooting came after 12:30am on Friday.   At least one gun was collected by police at the scene.

The names of those involved have not been released pending notification of family.

No charges have been filed at this time.

This latest incident marks the 49th homicide in Jackson this year.

UPDATE: 09/23/2016 3:16am The JPD is confirming that two people were shot on Magnolia Road this morning.

A 37-year-old man was killed at the scene.  Another man was shot in the leg.  He is being treated at the hospital.  Police say no suspect is at large at this time.



Original Story:

JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) – Jackson Police are reporting that a homicide investigation is taking place following a shooting that occurred on Magnolia Road.

No other information is known at this time.  The JPD will provide more information as soon as it is available.





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