Ruby Minnieweather, 28

Ruby Minnieweather, 28
The NOPD has arrested two juvenile females found in possession of a vehicle stolen during an armed carjacking in the Seventh District. (Source: Gary S. Scheets)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Ruby Minnieweather, a 28-year-old black woman, died Saturday, June 1, 2019, after being shot inside her vehicle, according to the Jackson Police Department.

JPD Sergeant Roderick Holmes said it took place near a convenience store on Medgar Evers Boulevard at approximately 12:30 p.m.

Holmes said a man fired multiple shots into Minnieweather’s vehicle, striking her.

Two small children inside her vehicle were not injured.

Someone transported Minnieweather to a local hospital where she later died.

The gunman was believed to be in a dark-colored four-door Nissan sedan.

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

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