Police identify man killed during shooting on Highway 80; Suspect still at large
JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Jackson Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred Wednesday afternoon.
The incident happened on Highway 80 near I-220. According to Deputy Chief Deric Hearn, one person was killed.
That person has been identified as Nick Thomas III, 43. He was shot and killed while driving a blue Dodge Charger.
His Charger then collided with several trees before coming to a stop on the highway.
Investigators have determined that a silver Honda Accord driven by the suspect in the shooting was found wrecked and abandoned near the I-220 ramp.
After wrecking, the suspect got into a Pontiac with two women and left the scene.
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