Preston Tyler, 21

Preston Tyler, 21

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Preston Tyler, a 21-year-old black man, died Tuesday, May 21, 2019, after being shot in northwest Jackson, according to police.

Sgt. Roderick Holmes said it happened at approximately 7 p.m. on Wood Street near Maple Street.

Investigators believe someone in a gray sedan shot Tyler while he was driving down the street.

Tyler later died of his injuries after being taken to a local hospital.

Holmes said police believe two people were inside the gray sedan, but they have not been identified.

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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