JACKSON, Miss. — A man was fatally shot while opening the doors to a Church in Jackson Sunday morning. Police believe robbery was the motive.
The 62-year-old victim was gunned down at the scene in the 1700 block of Hill Avenue before the suspects fled in his pickup truck.
The stolen truck is a blue 2018 Dodge Ram, tag A110355. Police say the suspects are also traveling in an older model green pickup truck with a damaged rear windshield.
BREAKING UPDATE: Police say victim was opening the doors to the church when he was shot and killed. Suspects robbed him and stole his truck in the 1700 of Hill Avenue. Police looking for suspects. pic.twitter.com/r8W6ewT1Td
— Reggi Marion WLBT (@ReggiMarion) January 13, 2019
#JPD is currently at the scene of a fatal shooting in the 1700 block of Hill Ave. It is confirmed that a male is deceased. At least two suspects were involved and robbery is believed to be the motive. No additional info available.
— Jackson Police Department (@JacksonMSPolice) January 13, 2019
If you have any information regarding the case, call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).
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