Body found lying shot in yard - - Jackson, MS

Body found lying shot in yard

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A Jackson resident made the horrifying discovery Sunday morning of a body lying shot in a yard. 

JPD Officer Colendula Green said the unidentified victim was found at 121 Claude Drive, off North Flag Chapel Road.

The incident happened around 7 a.m.

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart said the man was shot twice in the chest.

The victim appeared to be in his mid to late 20's.

An autopsy will be performed Monday where fingerprints will be taken to try to identify the man.

This is the 61st homicide of year in the city.

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