Bond set at $300K for block party shooting suspect

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The man accused of shooting six people at a weekend block party appeared in court Thursday.

A judge set bond for Ryan Davis at $50,000 for each count of aggravated assault, totaling $300,000.

Ryan Davis (Photo: WJTV)
Ryan Davis (Photo: JPD)

Six people were shot on Lorenz Street Friday night, the weekend of Jackson State University’s homecoming. Officers told WJTV that a fight led to the shooting.

Police released video of the the suspect, who fired shots in the crowd. You could see people frantically running, afraid for their lives.

While the event did go on during JSU’s homecoming weekend, campus leaders said this was not a university sanctioned event, and they had nothing to do with it. Some witnesses say the party was hosted by a local fraternity.


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