‘Verbal altercation’ leads to man being found shot to death outside of south Jackson home

This is the city’s 68th homicide of 2019.

‘Verbal altercation’ leads to man being found shot to death outside of south Jackson home

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson police are investigating a deadly Tuesday afternoon shooting. It happened in the 3000 block of Bienville Drive.

A man suffered a wound to the upper body and was found dead just outside of a home.

The victim has been identified as 55-year-old Antonio Lovaglio.

Based on witness information, a man was seen entering the house and later leaving on foot.

Shortly after, Lovaglio ran from the house and collapsed moments later.

A female was also in the house, but she was not injured.

Although some type of altercation took place, it is still unclear what took place inside that lead to the shooting and whether Lovaglio knew the suspect.

This is the city’s 68th homicide of 2019.

Investigators are now following information obtained that may identify a suspect, but no arrests have been made.

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