Thursday, August 22, 2019

Woman Murdered on Shady Lane

JPD issued the following statement. 


Jackson Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Shady Lane.  It happened just before 3:30 pm this afternoon.

Officers responded to a residence located in the 1700 block.  There, officers found an unresponsive black female who appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound her upper body.  She was later pronounced deceased at the scene.

Officers learned from individuals still present at the residence, that the victim had been involved in an altercation in the home prior to shots being fired.  Two individuals were later detained and transported for questioning.

The victim is identified as 22 year-old, Iiyannaii Dawson.

Investigators are still conducting interviews of those detained, in order to determine what lead to the incident.  No arrests have yet been made.

17 comments:

Anonymous said...

What # are we up to?

Anonymous said...

Using a gun in any crime should be an immediate death penalty that is actually carried out within three years.

Anonymous said...

61 I think in murders, only God knows how many shootings. KF, does anyone track those stats? Have to be one spreadsheeting mofo.

Anonymous said...

61

Anonymous said...

Moving to a street called "shady lane" should have been there first clue.

Anonymous said...

I actually had friends that lived on that street in the early 80’s.

PittPanther said...

61 or 62.

Our judicial system is way too biased and crooked to be trusted with killing people within 3 years. A non starter. Too many people are concerned with convictions instead of justice.

Anonymous said...

10:29, bullshit. It's wimps like you that allow criminals to live on death row at taxpayer's expense for decades. There are 41 on Mississippi's death row now, and when was the last execution? Meanwhile, decent people either move to a safer neighborhood with alarm systems or are stuck in the hood in their "home prison" with bars on the windows.

Kingfish said...

Discount Hunting was on Shady Lane.

Anonymous said...

Officers learned from individuals still present at the residence, that the victim had been involved in an altercation in the home prior to shots being fired.

Why can't people solve their personal disputes without depending on a damn gun to do it for them?

Cynical Sam said...

Friends don't let friends move to a street called "Shady Lane."

Anonymous said...

No Sam, friends don't let friends live in Jackson.....better known around the country a Slaughter Town!!!!

Anonymous said...

Does anyone out there have a tally of the murders in the City With Soul this year? Have you broken triple digits yet?

I guess this only enhances the perception of crime in the Capital City.

Anonymous said...

Is anyone besides me sorry that this poor young woman died?

Anonymous said...

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

Anonymous said...

I heard from a reliable source that it stemmed from an altercation.

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