Man shot to death in apartment complex parking lot

Published: Mar. 9, 2010 at 3:23 PM CST|Updated: Mar. 9, 2010 at 9:08 PM CST
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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Jackson Police are investigating a shooting death near North Hill Square Apartments Monday night. The victim was shot in the chest and left lying in a parking lot.

Police received a call around 10pm that shots had been fired in the Chastain Drive area. When they arrived, tenants told them a man was lying in the parking lot next to a small, light-colored vehicle.

The body of 36-year-old Barry Odom was found near building 10, at 4740 Chastain Drive. Odom was a Lena, Mississippi, native, but had lived at the North Hill Square Apartments for a few years.

Police have no suspects, but encourage anyone with information about the shooting to contact the Jackson Police Department at 601-960-1234.

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