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One dead after 2 Tuesday morning shootings in Jackson

JPD is investigating a shooting that occurred at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
JPD is investigating a shooting that occurred at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday.(WVUE/Raycom)
Published: Sep. 14, 2021 at 9:13 AM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Jackson Police Department is investigating two shootings that occurred Tuesday morning.

The first shooting happened on Silas Brown Street and Handy Ave. around 6:30 a.m.

Forty-year-old Derrick Robinson was shot and killed, and found lying on the ground when police arrived on the scene.

A person who was driving a car Robinson was a passenger in is currently being questioned by investigators, and there are currently no suspects.

The second shooting happened on Prentiss Street around 7:30 a.m., where a woman was shot in the leg by her boyfriend. The suspect fled the scene.

The victim’s condition is currently unknown.

Currently no arrests have been made.

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