Lee Eric Evans, 26

Lee Eric Evans, 26
Source: WLBT archives

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Lee Eric Evans, a 26-year-old black man, died Saturday, July 7, 2018, after being shot multiple times by an unknown assailant, according to the Jackson Police Department.

Sgt. Roderick Holmes said Evans was found lying at the intersection of Central Street and Buena Vista Avenue.

He had been shot multiple times.

Witnesses told investigators they had seen Evans walking along the street minutes before the shooting.

Those who live nearby said they saw the shooter, identified only as a man last seen running down Eastview Street wearing dark-colored pants, a light-colored shirt and a light-colored ball cap.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call JPD at (601) 960-1234. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (601) 355-8477.

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