Police still searching for suspects after man shot outside of Sam’s Express

Detective injured on the way to crime scene

Photo: WJTV
Photo: WJTV

UPDATE: 10/25/2016 6:03am Jackson Police are still searching for the suspects in this shooting.  Anyone with information is asked to call law enforcement authorities.


UPDATE: Surveillance video captures the shooting on camera. Police are looking for the men in the surveillance photos.

ORIGINAL STORY: JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — A man is shot multiple times at a local store on McDowell Road.

Jackson Police said the shooting happened at Sam’s Express Food Mart.

The victim is in critical condition. He was shot multiple times.

We’re told the suspects were in a silver Pontiac Grand Am and a silver Chrysler Crossfire. They left the scene after the shooting. The motive is still unknown at this time.

Right near the scene of the shooting, a accident occurred that involved a detective’s car.

Commander Tyree Jones said the detective was responding to the shooting scene when the accident occurred. The officer was headed west on W. McDowell Road. One car headed eastbound rear-ended another vehicle. One of the cars came into the westbound lanes, hitting the detective’s car.

Our crews saw the detective being put on a stretcher. Commander Jones said the detective was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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

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