Thursday, July 18, 2019

#Fifty-Something

JPD issued the following statements. 

(#1)  Officers responded to a residence located in the 1700 block just after 12:00 am.  There, officers found an unresponsive black male lying in the carport area of a residence.  The victim was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and was later pronounced deceased at the scene.

Upon further investigation, officers discovered a second black male outside an adjacent residence who was also suffering from gunshot wounds.  He was transported with what appeared to be non life-threatening injuries.  

The deceased victim has since been identified as 63 year-old, Earl Lee Clark. 

Additional information gathered later suggested that the hospitalized male is the alleged suspect.  He is a 25 year-old male and is potentially facing charges once he is released. 

Surveillance footage captured the incident, however, it is not being released.  Robbery is believed to be the motive and evidence from the scene suggested that both individuals discharged firearms during the altercation.



(#2)  The death of 28 year-old, Deshun Ferrell, has been ruled a homicide.

Ferrell was found fatally shot in the 1400 block of Ellis Avenue on April 8, 2019 and a firearm was found at the scene.  Initially, it appeared that the injury may have been self-inflicted but could not be confirmed until an autopsy was performed.

The initial and subsequent results of an autopsy were inconclusive.   Final results have now been received, determining that Ferrell’s injury was not self-inflicted.

This case is being investigated as a homicide and anyone with information that may assist is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).

19 comments:

Anonymous said...

But yet the only movement from Lumumba 2.0 is that the City of Jackson is "unflinchingly opposed" to the presidents ICE raids against ILLEGAL ALIENS. Mr. Mayor, with all due respect, take your head out of your ass and address real Jackson problems. The ones that your administration's legacy will be noted for. Personally I don't think he gives a shit other than stirring the race and political pot.

Anonymous said...

"Officers responded to a residence located in the 1700 block just after 12:00 am."

Well that narrows it down.

Albert Schweitzer said...


Wasn't Jokeway Lumuma Talliafero just on television last night crowing about how there had not been a murder in Jtown for the past week?

Perhaps he should make a daily annoucement.

Anonymous said...

Lots of "suffering" taking place.

And JPD, "alleged suspect" is redundant.

Anyway, this perception of crime keeps rearing its ugly head.

Anonymous said...

@8:52 AM - He actually said in the last month, and anything before then was just a perception of crime. He also implies that the only gangs are in the county lockup, not on the streets of Jacktown.

Anonymous said...

Understand, the mayor has NO answers to the deadly violence embracing Jackson.
But he does have his radical political answers to broad societal issues. He can't solve those broad societal issues either so the discussion is purely academic so let's have a dialogue...

Anonymous said...

Hot town, Summer in the city. 55 and counting -- maybe they should give an hourly forecast, like the weather...?

Anonymous said...


The citizens are very happy with how Jackson is run and those of us not living there should mind our own business.

Anonymous said...

Mayor Yammeralot said, “The presence of gangs within detention centers or prisons is certainly not a new thing. I think that they are ever present within those institutions. So, I’m not saying that we don’t have some level of gang activity in the City of Jackson, I would just say that that is anecdotal to me right now and I don’t have the data to support that.”

BULLSHIT Lumumba. Mark these words, your condescending intellectual dishonesty will be your undoing one day.

Anonymous said...

@ 9:45

Apathy is the problem -- not the solution.

Anonymous said...

It's going to be a long, hot, summer.

Anonymous said...

Lumumbles should ask the MS Department of Corrections, FBI, ATF and state fusion center about gangs in Jackson; and what in the fuck is "that is anecdotal to me right now" supposed to mean?

Either you are running the city or not, and you have a handle on the threats and hazards to the city or you do not, you can't play stupid forever, Mr. Mayor. Simple capitulation like admitting Jackson has always had some level of gang activity isn't solving any problems. Do your f***ing job!

Anonymous said...

Chockwad is one of those pseudo intellectual types that tries to impress his citizenry with big words which they cant even understand.

Anonymous said...

Will someone PLEASE inform JPD, WLBT, WAPT, WJTV and other copy writers that there is NO such time as 12:00 AM or 12:00 PM.
There is 12:00 MIDNIGHT or 12:00 NOON.
"The 12-hour system divides the 24 hours of a day into two periods lasting 12 hours each. The first 12-hour period is designated as am. It runs from midnight to noon. The second period, marked pm, covers the 12 hours from noon to midnight.
The abbreviations am and pm derive from Latin:
AM = Ante meridiem: Before noon
PM = Post meridiem: After noon"

I believe this is number 56 since the death that occurred in April has now been ruled a homicide.

C.J. LeMaster said...

You're correct, 10:53 a.m. We're currently at 56.

Anonymous said...

Will someone inform 10:53 that they are an idiot. 12 am or 12 pm is accepted terminology. If you can’t figure it out, use the 24h clock and stop bitching.

Anonymous said...

9:45, please see the link below, which ranks Jackson as the third-worst-run city the United States. Unfortunately, this affects the surrounding areas, so it is our business. Please note, I do not lay all of this at the current mayor's feet. Jackson's systemic problems are bigger than one man.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/worst-run-cities-in-america/ss-AAE5uha?li=BBnb7Kz#image=49

Cynical Sam said...

I only have anecdotal proof, but there is a perception of crime in Jacktown.

Anonymous said...

Yet the mayor is more concerned with saying the City of Jackson is against ICE raids and peddling the new JPS rebranding campaign. No mention of the murders or calling out his constituents. #boldnewcity #perceptionofcrime #kush

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