Two teens shot multiple times, killed in separate Jackson incidents

Jackson Police Department
Jackson Police Department(WLBT)
Published: Feb. 27, 2023 at 2:42 PM CST
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Two teens died from multiple gunshot wounds in separate incidents, Jackson Police say.

The first shooting happened at 12:25 a.m. on Sunday on Lampton Avenue near Mayes Street. According to JPD, a 16-year-old male died from multiple gunshot wounds.

In a separate incident, JPD responded to UMMC after reports of a 17-year-old male dying after suffering multiple gunshot wounds around 8 a.m. Monday morning.

Authorities have not released the victims’ names and currently do not have a suspect in either incident.

If you have any information, please contact the Jackson Police Department at (601) 960-1217.

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