Jackson man killed after being shot multiple times with ‘rifle-style weapon’ identified

Jackson man killed after being shot multiple times with ‘rifle-style weapon’ identified
Source: WLBT (Source: WLBT)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Jackson Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting in the 400 block of Derrick Street. It happened just after 8 p.m.

A man was shot multiple times and found lying in the roadway.

Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart says the victim has been identified as 46 year old Anthony Sherrod Epps.

Officers learned from a witness account that a male dressed in dark clothing ran towards the victim, firing several rounds using a ‘rifle-style weapon.’

The suspect then fled on foot in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked 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.

This investigation is ongoing.

A motive is unknown at this time.

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