MBI investigating interstate shooting

The passenger in an SUV was shot while riding down I-20.

MBI investigating interstate shooting
Police presence on I-20 at stack; Source: WLBT

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A car was shot into while driving on I-20 Friday morning.

According to MHP’s Kervin Stewart, just before 5:30 a.m., MHP was advised about a shooting that happened on I-20 on the Pearl River Bridge.

According to the people in the vehicle, they were driving eastbound in a GMC Yukon when for reasons unknown, a Black Nissan Altima came along side them and fired several shots at their vehicle striking the left rear passenger.

The Nissan Altima kept driving northbound on I-55 and the Yukon came to a stop on the eastbound shoulder.

The left rear passenger was transported to UMMC for his gunshot wounds. His condition is unknown right now.

Police presence on I-20 at stack; Source: WLBT
Police presence on I-20 at stack; Source: WLBT

MBI has taken the lead on this investigation and more information will be released as soon as we can update it.

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