Airius Deonte Griffin, 27

Airius Deonte Griffin, 27

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Airius Deonte Griffin, a 27-year-old black man, died Thursday, March 28, 2019, after an apparent shooting, according to Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart.

Jackson Police Dept. Sgt. Roderick Holmes said officers responded to an area behind a daycare center on the corner of Bailey Avenue and Erie Street sometime after 3 p.m.

Residents told investigators they heard shots minutes before discovering Griffin’s body.

Police have not been able to identify a suspect, but Holmes said they believe someone driving a dark-colored, late model four-door sedan was involved.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).

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