Three people, including one teen, killed in separate overnight shootings

Jackson police have identified a suspect in one of the killings.
Jackson police have identified a suspect in one of the killings.(Jackson Police Department)
Updated: Jan. 26, 2021 at 11:03 AM CST
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Three people are dead after isolated, overnight shootings in Jackson.

The overnight violence comes about 24 hours after a deadly weekend where five people were shot in different shootings, leaving two people dead.

Here are the details of each homicide investigation according to Jackson police:

Investigation #1

  • Happened around 10:30 p.m. on Ridgewood Road near I-55 North and Hanging Moss Creek
  • 21-year-old Broderick Dyson died after being shot several times during an argument with another man
  • Three people detained for questioning
  • Police believe the suspect fled in what appears to be a white Dodge Challenger

Investigation #2

  • Happened before 9:30 p.m.
  • 15-year-old Zeddrick Washington was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds
  • Police have not said where the incident happened, but Washington was taken to the hospital from the area of Bueno Vista Avenue, near Robinson Road and South Prentiss Street
  • Police have no witnesses or information about the person who killed the teen

Investigation #3

  • Happened just after 9:30 p.m. on Rose Street at Grand Avenue
  • Vehicle struck a utility pole
  • Man found inside vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds, later died on-scene
  • Police have no witnesses, motive, or suspect

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (601) 355-TIPS (8477) for up to a $2,500 reward.

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