Mississippi police: 24-year-old woman dead after being shot while driving in Jackson late Sunday night

Published 6:55 am Monday, August 9, 2021

A woman is dead as she was driving in Jackson Sunday night.

Jackson police report they are investigating a shooting that occurred on Woodrow Wilson near Martin Luther King Jr. Drive around 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

According to police, Kennedy Wilson, 24, was shot while traveling westbound on Woodrow Wilson.

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Wilson was taken to UMMC for treatment. She was later pronounced deceased.

Police are looking for information on the shooter and a motive.

This is an ongoing investigation.