Woman shot in Jackson Monday night

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Jackson Police Department is investigating a shooting in Jackson early Monday evening.

An unidentified woman was shot in the hand on Northview Street around 6:41 p.m. according to Commander Tyree Jones with the Jackson Police Department.

The victim is in stable condition and is currently receiving medical treatment at a local hospital.

Cortez Powell has been named as the shooting suspect; he is not in police custody at this time.

Commander Jones says Powell left the scene with another black male in a green, Ford Mustang.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Jackson Police Department at (601) 960 – 1234.


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