Thursday, January 17, 2019

Four in One Day

JPD issued the following statements. 

(#1) Jackson Police are investigating a fatal double shooting that occurred in the 1900 block of Teakwood Drive.  It happened just before 10:00 pm last night.

Officers were called to a residence there for a shooting.  When they arrived, officers found two male victims suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  One was located in the driveway of the residence and the second was found a short distance down the street.  Both victims died at the scene.

Officers learned from several individuals inside the residence where the incident originated, that the victims knew each other and had a verbal altercation just prior to the shooting.   One of the males exited the residence and the second male followed.  Minutes later, the individuals inside the residence could hear multiple gunshots being fired.  Based on evidence at the scene, it appeared that the victims fired multiple times striking each other as one of them ran before collapsing a short distance away.

The victims have since been identified as 28 year-old black male, Kameron Virgil, and 34 year-old black male, Elizahwon Burns. 

At this time, no other individuals are believed to have been involved.

(#2)  Jackson Police are investigation a fatal shooting that occurred in the 2300 block of Coronet Place.  It happened just before 7:00 pm yesterday evening.

Officers responded to the call of a vehicle accident.  When they arrived, officers found a small white truck that had left the roadway and crash into the yard of a residence.  Officers then found a white male suffering from multiple gunshot injuries, who later died at the scene.  Several holes were observed on the driver’s side of his vehicle. 

Officers  learned from witness accounts that the victim’ vehicle was stopped in the road a short distance from the accident.  A second, light colored vehicle was stopped near the victim.  Shots were then fired and the victim sped down the road crashing shortly thereafter.  The suspect vehicle followed and several black males were observed running to the victim’s vehicle before quickly returning and fleeing the scene.

The victim has since been identified as 60 year-old, Mack Pope.

The suspect vehicle is only described as a small light colored sedan, possibly white or gold.

Kingfish note: This brings to mind the poem:

One bright day in the middle of the night,
two dead boys got up to fight,
Back to back they faced each other,
drew their swords and shot each other.
A deaf police man heard the noise,
came and shot those two dead boys.
If you don't believe this story is true,
ask the blind man, he saw it too.

There were four homicides in Jackson yesterday as another one took place on Green Avenue yesterday morning. 

12 comments:

Anonymous said...

Keeper of COJ Crime Stats almost ran out of fingers.

Anonymous said...

https://www.numbeo.com/crime/compare_cities.jsp?country1=United+States&country2=United+States&city1=Jackson%2C+MS&city2=Chicago%2C+IL&tracking=getDispatchComparison

Anonymous said...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_by_murder_rate

Anonymous said...

1:34 Why don't you just tell us?

Anonymous said...

Assuming 100 murders for population of 80k we are pound for pound more dangerous that even the most dangerous city in the world. At some point black folks are going to have to own this. And blaming it on "whitey" ain't cutting it.

Anonymous said...

I'm starting to believe some judges must own some interest in funeral homes because business is booming

Anonymous said...

All Hell is going to break loose during the Long Hot Mississippi Summer!

Anonymous said...

This AM councilman Aaron Banks said he is most concerned about the innocent man that died at hands of JPD... 2nd he's concerned with crime and thinks it's a budgetary issue. This is how you know he's a poor choice for leadership... blames it on budgets... more money!!! He used the word "mo better" are you kidding me mo freaking better. SNL couldn't write a skit as funny as his live interviews. He's a true low IQ moron.

Makin' It Mo Better said...

Crime is a 'budgetary issue'? That could be code for 'We need more grant money infused into the city budget in order to dole it out to the impoverished neighborhoods and appoint more Project Managers'.

We all know that poverty is the cause of crime and poor people are simply criminals at heart anyway, so the way to deal with that is to 'raise them up'. I'm slow and it took me awhile....but, I got there.

Unknown said...

It's the culture, stupid. Money, programs, candle-light vigils ain't gonna do a thing. It's part of the culture.

Anonymous said...

Yes, we are all well aware that councilman Banks is far from a mental giant. Hard to believe he is willing to go on camera. Better to remain quiet and let them wonder than to speak and let them know your a moron. Banks could use that for future advise.

Anonymous said...

But wait, this is councilman Banks: Pastor and spiritual shepherd, a teacher of teachers, ministerial and business visionary, motivational speaker, political consultant and grassroots organizer Aaron B. Banks is known for his gift to empower and mobilize people to prove what is acceptable unto the Lord.

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