Police: Man killed on Newport Street, body found by homeowner

Published: May. 18, 2022 at 6:30 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Authorities have confirmed that a person was killed Wednesday evening on Newport Street.

The incident was reported around 5 p.m.

Jackson Police Department Deputy Chief Deric Hearn said a man was shot multiple times and found at the rear of a home in the street’s 2500 block.

The victim is identified as 23-year-old Nicholas Bryant.

Police say they have no motive yet in the shooting. They are asking anyone with information to call (601) 960-1278 or CrimeStoppers at (601) 355-8477.

This is a developing story.

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