Adante Nelson, 25

Adante Nelson, 25

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Adante Nelson, a 25-year-old black man, died Sunday, May 12, 2019, after being found shot to death in his car, according to Jackson police.

JPD Sgt. Roderick Holmes said the shooting happened just before midnight at a home on Utah Street near Ross Street.

Officers responded to the house and found Nelson in his vehicle behind the home, shot multiple times.

Nelson died at the scene.

Witnesses told investigators that another man was seen leaving the house in a light-colored four-door sedan.

Police have not yet determined his identity but believe he may know the gunman.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477). A cash reward of up to $2500 is possible if that information leads to an arrest.

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