JPD: Man wanted for allegedly shooting man during robbery turns himself in

UPDATE: The man wanted in connection with a shooting that happened at the Battery Sales & Service earlier this week is in custody.

Police said 24-year-old Lorenzo Hemphill turned himself in Thursday afternoon, according to Jackson Police

An employee of the business was shot during an attempted armed robbery. Hemphill was wanted for aggravated assault and armed robbery of a business.

He is also charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and other charges, police said.


JACKSON, Miss. — The Jackson police department has identified a suspect in the shooting that happened at Battery Sales & Service at 605 W. Fortification Street.

24-year-old Lorenzo Hemphill, pictured above, is wanted on charges of aggravated assault and armed robbery of a business.

Anyone with any information regarding Hemphill’s whereabouts is urged to call police or Crime Stoppers at 601-960-1234 or 601-355-TIPS.

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