2 dead in 4 separate Sunday shootings in Jackson

2 dead in 4 separate Sunday shootings in Jackson
Jackson Police Department (Source: WLBT)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson Police Department is investigating four separate shootings that all took place Sunday.

The first shooting happened just after 3 a.m. in the area of Bailey Avenue and Mayes Street. A man arrived at the hospital via private vehicle due to a shot to the abdomen. He would later die.

Police identified the victim as 37-year-old Byron Burns. There’s no information on a possible suspect or motive.

A second shooting happened just before 3:30 a.m. Police say a woman was the passenger of a vehicle and was shot once in the head on Wandering Way. It’s believed she was shot at another location and the driver traveled there.

The victim was identified as 25-year-old Kiana Singleton. There’s no word on a suspect or motive.

A third shooting happened just before 5 a.m. Police say a man gave a ride to an unknown man and woman when he was shot and his vehicle was taken. The victim was taken to the hospital but is in stable condition.

The suspects may still be in the victim’s white 2012 Mitsubishi Galant.

A fourth shooting happened just after 3:30 p.m. on West Street, near Mayes Street. Two juveniles, a 14-year-old female and 17-year-old male, were both shot in the back when multiple shots were fired into their vehicle.

The 14-year-old is listed in critical condition. It’s believed the shots came from another vehicle driving nearby. There’s no word on any suspects or motive.

If you know anything about these shootings, you’re urged to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-8477.

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