On Sunday, June 19, 2016 at approx. 3:06 PM, Jackson Police Officers responded to 1921 Springridge Dr. regarding a shooting. Upon officers' arrival, it was learned that a 25 year old victim, later identified as Christian Sullivan had been shot once in the face at the location. He was later transported to UMMC via AMR for medical treatment and is listed in critical condition.
During the course of the investigation, it was learned that the victim, and his step-father, 49 year old Rocky Burke had a physical altercation inside the residence. During the altercation, the suspect retrieved a handgun, shot the victim once, and fled the scene. He was detained shortly thereafter by Precinct 4 officers at the intersection of County Line Rd. near Pear Orchard St. and the weapon believed to be used in this incident was recovered from a garbage dumpster nearby. He was later questioned regarding this incident and subsequently charged with one count of Aggravated Assault. He has been booked into the City Jail and is currently awaiting an Initial Court Hearing before a Municipal Court Judge. This is an ongoing investigation
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