UPDATE: 40-year-old Jackson shooting victim dies

Officers not releasing name of suspect until identity verified.
Updated: Dec. 29, 2018 at 2:42 PM CST
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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A victim involved in an early morning shooting has died.

Officers believe that shots were fired during an argument in the area Deer Park Street near Poindexter Street.

40-year-old Damien King was taken to a local hospital after suffering multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body shortly after 1:00 a.m. Saturday, December 29.

Police believe they know who shot him, but they will not release his name until his identity is verified and more is known about the incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

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