JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson police are investigating after a body was found outside of a home in north Jackson.
According to police, the body was found on Horton Avenue just after 9:00 a.m. on Monday.
Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart confirmed the identity as 26-year-old Nicholas Boykin.
Originally, Jackson police said there were no apparent signs of trauma to his body. After an autopsy was completed, results revealed that he died from a gunshot wound to the leg.
This is being investigated as a homicide.
Right now, Jackson police have not identified any suspects in this case.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS (8477).
This investigation is ongoing.