JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Ronia Rodgers, a 51-year-old black woman, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, after a shooting, according to the Jackson Police Department.
JPD Sgt. Roderick Holmes said it happened just before 2:30 p.m., when officers responded to the parking lot of the Food Depot off Terry Road.
Investigators found Rodgers inside a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.
Paramedics transported Rodgers to an undisclosed hospital where she died shortly afterward.
Detectives took the victim’s son, 33-year-old Terry Huchen, into custody after learning he had been inside the vehicle with Rodgers.
After interrogating him, Holmes said police arrested and charged Huchen with murder.
The motive for the shooting has not been released.