JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Christopher Eugene Collins, a 25-year-old black man, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, after a shooting in West Jackson, according to the city’s police department.
JPD Sgt. Roderick Holmes said it happened sometime after 7:30 a.m., when officers responded to a “shots fired” call at the corner of South Green Avenue and Robinson Road.
When they arrived, police found Collins lying near the intersection suffering from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds.
Paramedics transported Collins to the hospital in very critical condition, but he died shortly after arriving.
Investigators learned from residents in the area that a dark colored Nissan sedan could be seen leaving the area moments after several gunshots were heard.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).