JPD investigating 25th homicide, searching for suspect

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson Police are investigating the capital city’s 25th homicide.

It happened on the 100 block of Barbara Avenue  some time before 3 o’clock Wednesday morning, May 10, 2017.

The victim has been identified as 30 year-old Fred Cooper.  He died from an apparent gunshot wound.

Officials say it appears to be a home invasion.

They are searching for one or two suspects in a dark colored SUV, possibly a Chevy Tahoe.

WJTV has a crew on scene and will continue to update this story as soon as more information develops.


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