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Kennedy Hobbs, 18

Kennedy Hobbs
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Updated: Jun. 2, 2021 at 8:17 AM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Kennedy Hobbs, an 18-year-old Black woman, died Tuesday, June 1, 2021, after a shooting at a gas station in the city, according to the Hinds County coroner.

It happened at a Texaco station on Medgar Evers Boulevard and Sunset Drive.

Dispatch reports indicate the first calls went out shortly before 11 p.m. after a firefighter across the street heard gunshots.

Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart said Hobbs was shot to death.

Hobbs’ family said the teen had just graduated from Murrah High School earlier that day.

The Jackson Police Department has not released any information about the circumstances of the teen’s death nor leads in the investigation.

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