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.