Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Man killed during home invasion

JPD issued the following press release. 

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at approx. 1:41 AM, Jackson Police Officers responded to 107 Barbara Dr. regarding a shooting. Upon officers’ arrival, it was learned that Fred Cooper-30, had been shot multiple times. He was pronounced deceased in the front yard of the residence.

During the course of the investigation, it was learned that the victim was inside the residence with his wife and another male occupant when an unidentified black male suspect kicked the front door open and began shooting. The victim was wounded, exited the residence and succumbed to his injuries in the front yard. The male occupant in the residence allegedly retrieved a handgun and fired a single shot at the suspect. There’s no evidence the suspect was injured. Investigators can’t confirm at this point if anything was taken from the residence. The suspect fled the scene in a black SUV, possibly a Chevy Tahoe being driven by an unidentified suspect.

The suspect is described as a black male, approx, 150-160 lbs., medium complexion, clean shaven and bald. He was last seen wearing dark colored clothing. Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to call police at 601-960-1234 or 601-355-TIPS (8477).

21 comments:

Anonymous said...

So sad.

Anonymous said...

No one kicks open a door and starts shooting without pre-thought motives. There is more to this story.

Anonymous said...

I smell tuna.

Anonymous said...

Given the history of these things, they should just look down the list of whoever is out on bond. I guess at some point, a criminal has to commit a first crime. But, it would seem the odds are against that.

Anonymous said...

Heartfelt condolences to the victim's family. I feel so much safer in Mexico, where I spend as much time as possible, than Jackson and its adjacent communities. And, no, I'm not Mexican. I'm a native Mississippian.

Anonymous said...

@ May 10, 2017 at 11:35 AM

Then you are someone who lacks plenty of common sense.

Obviously, this was a personal vendetta! Nothing stolen, nothing missing - so this was a personal matter. It's still stupid that it even happened, but it's not like someone is going to kick in your door and just shoot you for no reason. Albeit, the reason may be crazy - it's still a reason this happened between these two people.

Anonymous said...

"Perception of crime"

Louis LeFleur said...

I'm not finding a Barbara Drive in Jackson. There is a Barbara Anne Drive in south Jackson. Is that it, or where are they talking about? Regardless, terrible incident.

Anonymous said...

Attn 1:09 there is a Barbara Street parallel to Cedars of Lebanon. Look it up on google maps.

Monica Lewinsky for Trump's VP pick said...

107 Barbara Ave. West Jackson not North Jackson

Informed said...

This is Barbara Avenue, a short street off Clinton Blvd. This is very near my childhood home 50+ years ago. Can't go there no mo' -- it ain't safe. All news outlets have it correct -- even the Clarion-Ledger, believe it or not. WLBT has a map if you are interested.

Anonymous said...

Sounds like somebody sent his lemon pepper chicken wings back one too many times.

Anonymous said...

Wait...so the guy kicks open the front door, starts shooting, and shoots the victim. The victim then exits the house and dies in the front yard.

So did he ask the shooter to scoot over and let him through as he was exiting the house?

Something doesn't make sense here.

Anonymous said...

Across from Raines Elementary School.

Anonymous said...

That Monica could gets things straight real quick. (1:46)

Louis LeFleur said...

Oh, Barbara AVENUE, not Drive. Got it now. Off Clinton Boulevard between Dixon and Westhaven. I've actually driven past it many times going to Lakewood Cemetary where my parents are buried. Thought it sounded familiar.

Anonymous said...

One news outlet showed a picture of the front of the home, in the driveway was a fairly new Range Rover and in the yard was a ten year old Cadillac. So what you've got is a person with fairly nice cars, living in a poor area, who had their door booted and was killed, likely targeted.

Smells drug related.

Anonymous said...

Think JPD would proof their releases a little more closely.

Anonymous said...

Look no further than the 'other man' in the 'front room'. He claims a dark man in dark clothes in a dark vehicle busted in and started shootin' and he returned fire after finding a pistola. And the victim, having been shot multiple times went outside and fell dead. Right.

What happened is the man who gave these details was having a man to man with the victim about the woman in the room and got pissed and plugged the victim seven times, threw him out in the front yard and hid the pistola. Then he claimed all this shit happened.

Truth will out. Shuler Smitt will get to the bottom of it. Just you wait and see.

Anonymous said...

7:02, finds his wife with another man, maybe, that should be sorted out if bullet evidence etc.

Anonymous said...

Won't be no 'bullet evidence', 7:02. The other man in the room had the good sense to dispose of the weapon in question, maybe with the assistance of the 'lady' in the room. The only weapon remaining is the one he says he conveniently found and shot at the 'man in dark clothes'.

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