JPD investigating shooting near Cleveland & Jones Avenue

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Jackson Police are investigating a shooting that happened near the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Jones Avenue.

Sgt. Roderick Holmes said one person was shot in the hand and leg. The incident happened around 3:30 p.m.

The 21-year-old victim was found lying near the corner of the street.

Officers said a someone in a blue vehicle came by and words were exchanged between the driver and the victim.

Several shots were fired and the victim was injured, Holmes said. The injuries are non-life threatening.The victim was taken to the hospital.

The shooter is still at large. Officers are investigating.

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