2 teens injured in drive-by shooting

2 teens injured in drive-by shooting
Jackson Police Department (Source: WLBT)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting that happened Monday night.

The shooting happened near 11:30 at the corner of Ellis Avenue and Lynch Street.

Police say a 16-year-old boy was shot multiple times while driving. A 15-year-old girl in the passenger’s seat was also shot once.

Both victims were taken to the hospital, where the boy is in critical condition.

Investigators have not identified a suspect at this time, but say they were in a small grey van.

If you have any information on this shooting, call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS.

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