Thursday, May 23, 2019

#42 & #43

Update (8:40 AM):  JPD tweeted " is investigating a shooting that occurred just after 3:30am on Beach St. near Johnson Ct. A male was found inside a vehicle suffering from injury and is deceased. Currently there is no motive or suspects."   #44. 


JPD issued the following statements.


JPD posted this video and messages on Twitter for the McDowell Road shooting:


UPDATE: Victim is a black male and is deceased at the scene. Suspects are believed to have been in a small light colored sedan traveling east on McDowell Rd.

JPD is investigating a shooting that occurred just before 4pm in the 700 block of W. McDowell Rd. Initial reports are of a male gunshot victim found lying in the roadway. Condition not yet known. No suspects or motive.

Wood Street

JPD is investigating a shooting that occurred just before 7pm in the 1400 block of Wood St. A male was shot while driving on Wood St. by unknown suspects in an unk gray sedan. Victim was transported and later succumbed to injury. Motive is not known.

Kingfish note: It's friggin Wood Street. No motive is needed.

24 comments:

Anonymous said...

"Kingfish note: It's friggin Wood Street. No motive is needed."

Don't be unkind, Kingfish. Maybe they were just planning to go shopping in Madison. You know we love those shoppers up in here.

Anonymous said...

and #44 was sound this morning.

Anonymous said...

meanwhile a drug dealing doctor in Florence was stopped from doling out pain pills like candy.

Anonymous said...

Well it looks like you can't update these stats fast enough. Number 44 and that's just the start of today the 23rd. By the way you can read the tag number from the video.

Anonymous said...

Great job Jackson!

Cynical Sam said...

The bright-spark mayor baby chock told a CH16 reporter that the reason for the shootings is people seeking "long term solutions for short term problems."

That's all that he can come up with; a jingle.

Maybe selling more bonds will help.

Anonymous said...

LISTEN FOLKS, You haven't seen anything YET. Wait till the hot dry summer days of July & August get here & with a full MOON, there will be wholesale slaughter!!…..
Judging by the hole in the satellite picture
The ice we skate is getting pretty thin
The water's getting warm so you might as well swim
My world's on fire, how about yours?
That's the way I like it and I never get bored
Hey now, you're an all-star, get your game on, go play
Hey now, you're a rock star, get the show on, get paid
All that glitters is gold
Only shooting stars break the mold.

Anonymous said...

Top Years for Jackson Murder:

2019 = 112 (Projection based on current murder rate.)

1995 = 92
1994 = 91
2018 = 84
1993 = 84
1991 = 76
2008 = 73
1996 = 67

Cynical Sam said...

Maybe if there were laws making it illegal to shoot someone this would stop.

//sarcasm mode off//

Anonymous said...

next-

Anonymous said...

WAPT refers to the Beach Street shooting as number 43. How are regular folk supposed to keep up with the correct body count around here??
Kingfish. That’s how!

Anonymous said...

The reason some are saying there were 43 homicides while others say 44 is because they’re not counting Celeste McDonald, who was killed in Jackson.

There have been 44 this year, not 43.

Anonymous said...

It's just the perception of potentially record breaking homicides.

Don't worry folks, the Mayor wants you to forget about the murders and his inability to get a handle on crime or filling potholes, and "roll with him" this afternoon on a bike for a pride ride through downtown.

Anonymous said...

Notice how we know NOTHING about these victims. WLBT or any others to my knowledge actually tell us anything about who just lost their life. If they were white and lived in Madison, they would cover the entire family tree. Were they a criminal? or No record? Living in Jackson? or not? It is really as if a stray dog got run over in the street at this point.

Anonymous said...

My long-term solution to Jackson's "short-term problem" was movin' the hell out. Suburban life is the way to go.

Anonymous said...

I was obliged to drive into Jackson today on a legal matter. Otherwise I would never have gone there. It was a frightening trip. I was looking for a lawyer's office with a Capitol Street address and was winding around various streets and looking at numbers on buildings, etc.

I stopped several times at the roundabouts and then on Roach and over by the EEOC building, unsure of where my destination was or which way the one-way streets were laid out. Frightening I tell you.

Was approached three times by three different bums holding a sack. And at the corner of State and Pearl, going into downtown, there was a bum leaning up against the concrete wall making motions at me and asking me to roll down my window. The JPD patrolman in front of the Governor's mansion said he had no idea where the 400 block of Capitol was. I'm glad I don't have to go into Jackson often.

Anonymous said...

Damn! A shooting on Wood Street. Do you think in might possibly be gang related?

Anonymous said...

Clarksdale mayor, Chuck Espy, is paying each of his criminals, drup dealers, and or gang bangers a $10,000 reward to leave Clarksdale. Says this bonus for being a thug will be paid out of his own pocket.

Anonymous said...

Says a lot about the commenters here that it's impossible to tell whether 6:07 pm is satire.

Anonymous said...

6:07 is NOT satire. Was that YOU leaning on the wall at State and Pearl?

Anonymous said...

I think it would be apropos at this time to recycle the infamous Marion Barry quote..............."Except for the murders Washington is a safe place to live!"

Anonymous said...

Suburbanites trembling with fear at downtown Jackson's roundabouts and one way streets.... You couldn't make it up. It's sad to imagine seeing the world this way, as if all the white collar professionals downtown go to work every day in a scene from Escape from New York.

Kingfish said...

I was on Capitol Street mid afternoon yesterday for over an hour and didn't see a damn thing he mentioned although there are bums.

Sounds to me like he just doesn't know how to get around. The 400 block is between the Governor's mansion and North State Street.

Anonymous said...

I see a great deal of homeless persons on Frontage Road headed North.

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