JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Jackson Police are investigating a shooting that happened on Queen Mary Lane. Sgt. Holmes says it happened just after 12:00 am this morning.
Officers responded to the call of someone saying they had been shot.
When officers arrived, they found a 20 year-old man who had been shot in the leg.
According to Sgt. Holmes, the victim told officers that he was shot during a failed robbery attempt. An unknown black male approached his car as he sat inside his vehicle near a vacant property.
The suspect later fled and the victim was transported to an area hospital with a non life-threatening injury.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).
This investigation is ongoing.