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25-year-old shows up at hospital with gunshot wound, dies

Jackson Police Department
Jackson Police Department(WLBT)
Published: Oct. 11, 2021 at 5:17 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 25-year-old dead.

Police say 25-year-old Melanie Groves, known as Mel to many family and friends in the area, was shot multiple times.

Groves arrived at Merit Health Hospital on Monday and collapsed outside a vehicle; Groves was then taken to University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Groves later died Monday afternoon.

JPD spokesman Sam Brown says it’s unknown where the actual shooting happened.

There is no word on a possible suspect or motive.

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