Walter Lee Hawkins, 33

Walter Lee Hawkins, 33
Police block off an active crime scene during an investigation. (Source: WMBF)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Walter Lee Hawkins, a 33-year-old man, died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, after a shootout with another man, according to police.

Jackson Police Dept. spokesperson Sam Brown said the shooting took place at around 11 p.m. on Hair Street near Highway 80 West.

Brown said Hawkins and Cedric Mosley, 45, got into a shootout, killing each other.

Witnesses told police Hawkins shot Mosley a week before the deadly shooting.

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