Local barbershop owner shot and killed by clown-mask wearing suspects

Four armed men wearing clown masks got out of a car and shot the victim multiple times

VIDEO: Local barbershop owner shot and killed in city’s 76th homicide

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The man found shot to death inside a car on Bullard Street in Jackson on Sunday has been identified.

Cpl. Colendula Green identified the victim as 41-year-old, Marcus Hamblin.

The victim, Marcus Hamblin was sitting in the blue car when he was killed.
The victim, Marcus Hamblin was sitting in the blue car when he was killed.

This is the city’s 76th homicide.

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“Another senseless shooting where individuals are pulling out handguns resolving their issues,” said Jackson Police Chief James Davis.

Around 1:30 Sunday afternoon, Jackson police received a report of shots fired at Cut City Barber Shop.

When police arrived, they found the victim dead in the drivers' seat of this car. Chief Davis says the victim was the owner of the barber shop.

According to Chief Davis, four men in clown masks got out of a black sedan and began shooting.

Police put up crime tape at scene. Victims barber shop is in the background.
Police put up crime tape at scene. Victims barber shop is in the background.

Chief Davis say there is surveillance video that his team will be reviewing.

There is no motive at this time.

Chief Davis has a message for the community. “These violent criminals are on the streets," he said. "If you don’t speak out you just may be a victim. So if you know something please say something.”

Anyone with information is urged to call police.

We will continue to update this developing story.

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