Jackson murder suspect killed in shooting on Ford Avenue Friday night

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson Police have confirmed the victim in Friday night’s deadly shooting is 32-year-old Marcus Craft.

Police says Craft was a suspect in the murder of Johnny Lee Johnson that occurred in December of 2017 on Brookhollow Drive.

We’re told Craft was shot and killed on Ford Ave around 8 PM Friday night. Another 40-year-old man was shot in the leg and injured.

Sergeant Roderick Holmes said officers were told an altercation happened between the two victims and a third person.

The third person involved is believed to have left the scene.

The investigation is on-going.

WJTV will update this story when more information is available.

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