Valley Street shooting victim dies; Suspect now wanted for capital murder

Martin Woodard (Photo released by JPD)

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The person shot on Valley Street last week in Jackson has died. Police are now conducting a homicide investigation.

Commander Tyree Jones of JPD said 29-year-old Timothy Thomas died Monday. He was shot Friday on Valley Street.valley-street-shooting

Jones said they are still looking for Martin Woodard. His charges have been upgraded to capital murder. Police said Woodard allegedly tried to rob Thomas during the shooting.

This is the 63rd homicide for 2016 in Jackson.

Anyone with information about the shooting, contact police.

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