9-year-old shot in head expected to make full recovery

Richard Kyles (Photo: JPD)

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The little boy who was injured in a shooting in Jackson is expected to make a full recovery.

WJTV talked with Richard Kyles’ mom Thursday afternoon.

She told us that Richard is still in pain but is happy.

JPD tweeted a photo of him and said he is expected to make a full recovery. They also said he is now an honorary JPD detective.

Officials said 26-year-old Kendrick Jackson shot into his ex-girlfriend’s car on Revere Street Saturday. The 9-year-old was hit in the back of the head while he was sleeping in the back seat of the car.

35-year-old Lakia Bradley was also arrested and charged in connection with the crime.

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