JPD: Man shows up at local hospital with gunshot wound

JPD: Man shows up at local hospital with gunshot wound

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The Jackson Police Department is investigating after a man showed up to a local hospital with a gunshot wound.

According to a tweet from JPD, the man arrived at the hospital by private vehicle. The incident happened on Clinton Blvd. and Flag Chapel Road, right in front Raines Elementary School.

According to our crew at the scene, over 24 shell casings were counted. Gas pumps were blocked off at the Express Fuel on the corner. It appears the shooting could have happened in the gas station parking lot near the pumps.

Police later identified the victim as a 35-year-old male who suffered non life-threatening injuries to both legs. The shooting resulted from an altercation with a second unknown man.

Police say the suspect was last seen driving westward on Clinton Blvd. in a small silver car.

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