Mario Ledbetter, 39

Mario Ledbetter, 39
39-year-old found shot to death on Powell Rhodes Drive

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Mario Ledbetter, a 39-year-old black male, died Monday, May 13, 2019, after being shot in northwest Jackson, according to Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart.

Jackson Police Sgt. Roderick Holmes said it happened on Powell Rhodes Drive near Jones Center Park.

Another man, whose identity has not been revealed, arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound Monday afternoon.

Police believe he was shot on the same street, but have not released his condition, and the nature of his involvement in the shooting is not known.

Holmes said investigators have not yet been able to determine a motive but did have a possible gunman in police custody.

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