Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Jackson crime update

JPD issued the following statements.

80 year-old man robbed

Jackson Police are investigating a robbery that occurred shortly after 10:00am. 

Officers responded to the 2400 block of Newport St. where the found the 80-year-old male victim. The victim told Police that two unknown black males driving an old model black sedan robbed him as he stood outside his home.  The passenger exited the vehicle with a handgun and struck the victim before taking an undetermined amount of cash and some keys.  

The victim did not receive any life-threatening injuries and was treated at the scene. The suspect vehicle fled the scene in an unknown direction of travel. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Police or call Crime Stoppers. 

Downing Street shooting

Jackson Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 3100 block of Downing St. 

Officers respond shortly after 1:30am and found a 19-year-old male suffering from gunshot wounds to the back, shoulder and foot.  The victim told Officers he was walking down the street when an unknown individual(s) fired shots at him. 

He was transported for treatment of his injuries and is said to be in stable condition.  Suspect(s) information remains unknown. 

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Police. 
I-220 shooting
 Jackson Police are investigating the shooting of a 24-year-old male that occurred shortly before 8:30pm. 

The victim told officers that he was traveling on Interstate 220 northbound when he accidentally rear ended another vehicle. The driver that vehicle produced a handgun and fired out the window at the victim, striking him in the neck. The victim then drove to Northside Dr. and Sunset Dr. where Police was called.  He is said to be in stable condition. 

The suspect vehicle is a white sedan, possibly a Chevy Impala. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Police


Anonymous said...

Imagine what it would be like if crime was not coming down in Jackson.

Anonymous said...

Stay Woke, Jacktown!

Anonymous said...

Rear end someone on the interstate and get shot. This is concerning, as many of us do have to pass through Jackson. The majority have enough sense to not actually stop, but now the interstate is a firing range.

Anonymous said...

A good start would be to not rear end somebody on the interstate

Anonymous said...

Idiots with anger and guns. God help us all. This must stop but not by taking sane people's guns.

Anonymous said...

4:10 No joke Sherlock. But a rear-end shouldn't lead to attempted murder.

Anonymous said...

3 people are killed by guns per hour in the US and we now are close to averaging 1 mass murder a day.

Those commenting shouldn't travel anywhere but especially don't drive through Baton Rouge, Memphis, Chattanooga, Orlando or Little Rock and OMG, never go to Fort Lauderdale.

You do know that Jackson's crime rate is about like Wichita, Kansas' rate, don't you?

And, oh...scary...don't go to Oklahoma City ! The crime rate is worse than Detroit's!

And y'all do know Indianola has a higher crime rate than Jackson's and Greenville, MS is a close to Jackson's, right?

But, keep your heads in the sand. Or just build a wall around Pleasantville.

Anonymous said...

Something about this story sounds fishy.

Anonymous said...

@ 4:10 - so you are buying his story? He was just driving down the INTERSTATE HIGHWAY, minding his own business, when he accidentally succeeded in performing the very challenging task of rear-ending a vehicle traveling at 75 MPH?? Really?

Anonymous said...

8:11 you must be one of the few that actually believes the fake stats JPD puts out for the gullible.

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