Thursday, May 30, 2019

16 Year-Old Girl Killed in Drive-By

JPD issued the following statement. 


Jackson Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Larchmont Drive.  It happened just after 10:00 pm yesterday evening. 


Officers responded to a residence in the 4300 block regarding shots being fired. When they arrived, officers found a 16 year-old black female unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound.  She was later pronounced deceased at the scene. 

Officers learned that an unknown suspect drove down the street firing shots. A projectile penetrated the home striking the victim. 

The identity of the victim is not yet being released. 

There is currently no suspect or vehicle description.  Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477). 

Kingfish note: #44

35 comments:

Cynical Sam said...

It's Larchmont Street, not drive, but regardless, it's only the perception of crime.

RIP young lady.

Anonymous said...

It is not safe to even go into Jackson.

Animal Mother said...

Sales of military grade plate carriers, AR500 Plate armor, kevlar vests, and ballistic glass are a commodity in the City of Jackson. Google street view shows that many houses on this steet have front porches. I would advise that sandbags be stacked to absorb stray pistol and rifle rounds. Water barrels are also good one-time use defense against handgun rounds.

Jackson is a war zone.

Cynical Sam said...

Connect the dots, as there was another shooting into a home around the corner at 500 Lindsey Drive, where an adult male was hit.

Yo Baby Chok, do you still see a perception of crime, you jack wagon.

Anonymous said...

Like,I said in another thread, just wait till the really hot days of summer get here. Than, add a full moon and you are going to get MASS SLAUGHTER.
I'm GOING on line to E-Bay and purchase a bullet proof vest. I've got my bid in on a couple of items. I'm currently high bidder on one at $49.01 Stay out of Jacktown entirely in the meantime. And I do mean,(Mean)time.

InsertSarcasmHere said...

Every damn day I look at the Jackson news and know its not if someone was killed but just how many were killed. I grieve for my hometown.

Anonymous said...

Yet you drive through Jackson neighborhoods and see no police cars at all

Anonymous said...

#45 at the half-way mark. What is the Mayor's plan to protect the citizens (and visitors) to the City of Jackson? [crickets]

https://www.wlbt.com/news/crime/jackson-homicides/

Anonymous said...

We haven't seen this level of killing since Kane Ditto.

Anonymous said...

Baby Chok really IS, per capita, creating the most radical city in the Country!

Promises made, promises kept.

On a less sarcastic note: I'm constantly astounded at the nealy complete lack of outrage from the communities in which these killings regularly occur. Have people become so accustomed to them that they simply no longer care about trying to curb them? If so, can you imagine Jackson 5 or 10 years from now?

Anonymous said...

CHOKWAD how about a curfew or s o m e t h i n g ? ANYTHING!

Anonymous said...

LBJ’s Great Society was the genesis of the culture we find in the news today. 20 years to make the required legislative changes and another 40 years before the changes will have an appreciable effect.

CPD21 said...

"Yet you drive through Jackson neighborhoods and see no police cars at all". Hopefully due to a probable lower officer count than previously posted and hopefully not associated with unacceptable behavior as noted in another article.

Anonymous said...

Seems to me that the Wild West and frontier towns of old were much safer places to live then many neighborhoods are today. Very sad.

Anonymous said...

It’s unbelievable the folks that live in these communities put up with this from their elected friends. They just don’t believe they have a choice because that’s what they have been told

Anonymous said...

I would not have gotten away with the post at 10:32. Kingfish would have shit-canned it immediately. He's often selective in his radar enforcement and indignation.

Now, a curfew is indeed a good idea. What else is there that can be done?

Anonymous said...

9:14am....we arent at the halfway point just yet. Through May is only 5 months down. Still have 7 to go.

Cynical Sam said...

10:32 AM - Spot on!

10:16 AM - Spot on!

10:07 AM - True!

Anonymous said...

Oh I am so disappointed that my post didn't make Sam's list of spot on entries. Dayum!

Anonymous said...

10:32 "The Great Society" programs were not the genesis of today's problems. They were a response to the larger problems of that time. Those problems were much deeper and historic. The answers of LBJ's regime were at best temporary fixes for long term problems which required much more than the larger society was prepared to render. To say the "Great Society" is the root cause of this crap is like saying the Civil War was caused by John Brown.

And yes I am a Madison County Republican.

Ian Word said...

1:32pm. Can we agree that fatherless homes are a huge cause of today’s problems? If so, what else would drive the fatherless, unwed mother numbers up over 70% today? I am sure it was not the Civil War.

Anonymous said...

1:32, 10:32 here. Let’s agree to disagree.

Anonymous said...

It's the state flag's fault.

Cynical Sam said...

@12:41 PM - spot on!

Anonymous said...

The Mayor has very little control over most of these shootings in Jackson. And neither do the police. But every Jackson citizen, the churches and neighborhood associations do have the ability to monitor their neighborhoods and report those youth who are carrying guns and causing trouble. If you see others up to no good, report it....to the police, your neighbors and others of authority. If citizens will rise up and let it be known that their neighborhood is not going to allow this foolishness and depravity, it will make a bid difference. Organize, organize, organize....and let your voice be heard!!!!!

Anonymous said...

1:32 PM is correct. LBJ's War on Poverty reduced the numbers of poor in the country to its lowest level in history. It was highly successful and LBJ was a great domestic whose reputation is forever tarnished by the fiasco in Vietnam. He will never be given the credit he is due beach use the prosecuted and deepened an unwinnable war.
The reasons that American society is so base and indifferent to human life is that everybody wants to be respected but not to earn that respect and because the USA has become Balkanized into "communities" whose chief reason for existing is that they hate the other communities. Just my opinion!

Cynical Sam said...

2:27 PM - exactly, but we will rarely hear a politician say that, let alone the media, both of whom want to throw more money at the problem.

Anonymous said...

The State, the Governor needs to declare an emergency and take over Jackson. Jackson is beyond repair as long as voters and politicians continue the racial divide.

Mbrookes said...

3:49 is right. The only ones who can improve the neighborhood are the ones who live there. I think part of the reason people don't report the thugs is fear of retaliation, a very real possibility. The lack of police is in direct line from the lack of taxpayers. I live in Jackson and will not be leaving, but I can certainly understand why so many do.

Anonymous said...

You say that when you drive through some Jackson neighborhoods you don’t see any police cars. Those would be good places to stay far away from. You don’t see police there because some neighborhoods are too damn dangerous for the police to go into without a large number of heavily armed officers.. Jackson has become a lawless ghetto and it gets worse every day.

Anonymous said...

So is Antard Ladumba going to have a full court press conference with his pda introducing him?

He acted like a complete jackass on the last one.

So hows that conflict resolution training going? Oh and all that grant money for his wife. Just follow the mo eye.
Oh yea I'm an American negro living in this shithole so I can say it.

Anonymous said...

Lumumba is following the Komrade DeBlasio model...get rich by giving your wife millions of dollars to grant to most favored community action groups to execute some nebulous conflict resolution program for which they have no expertise and where no metrics or solid outcomes are captured. DeBlasio's wife and her ilk will walk with nearly $800 Million; let's see how much of YOUR cash Jackson's First Family gets away with. I don't give a rat's ass, I got out of that shithole several years ago.

@ 8:26, I don't know if I'd trust body armor purchased on EBay - several years ago some shithead sold a bunch of knock-off North American Rescue Tourniquets with windlasses made of inferior materials and someone nearly died because the tourniquet failed. Just like body armor, when you need a tourniquet, you need it to work as intended. Spend a little money, and get an in-person fitting from a reputable dealer. That said, if I ever get back to Jackfranistan, I'll be rockin' my chicken plates!

Anonymous said...

My neighborhood association is too busy trying to figure out how they can soak me with a CID to hang up stupid banners and "beautify" street intersections.

Anonymous said...

We are on our way to a record folks

In 2015 we had 53 murders with 170,508 citizens

Those numbers made us the 6th most deadly city in the nation.

There are 285 cities in the US that have over 100,000 citizens

Murder rate in 2015 was 31.08 per 100k

We now have fewer citizens and more murder. I think Baby Chokes wants an award

Anonymous said...

I feel like everybody commenting on this thread is white. Which is fine. It’s like going to my family reunion some of you are a little racist and some of you are overblown liberals. Some that should be happy are angry and some that should be depressed have no worries. But I would be interested to know what real black folks think of this situation, not rich ones on tv from my but ones who live in JACKSON: why do you think things are this way? What do you think should be done to stop it? Do you think this is a tolerable or intolerable level of crime?

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