JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - DeAnthony Snell, a 23-year-old black man, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, after a drive-by shooting in West Jackson, according to police.
Sgt. Roderick Holmes said officers arrived shortly after 3 p.m. to the corner of First Avenue and Prentiss Street to find Snell with a gunshot wound to the head.
Snell died shortly afterward.
Investigators learned that Snell and several others were in the driveway of a home near a parked vehicle when a car -- believed to be a gold Toyota Camry -- passed by and someone inside fired several shots.
Holmes said the suspect is described as a dark-complexioned black male wearing a dark-colored knit cap.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).