Two dead in overnight shootings in Mississippi capital city

Published 9:18 am Friday, September 24, 2021

Jackson police are investigating separate overnight shootings that left two people dead in Mississippi’s capital city.

The two killings bring the city’s homicide total to 109, WLBT-TV reported.

The first shooting happened Thursday night on Lynch Street, where a man was shot multiple times, police said.

The second shooting happened just after midnight, in the early morning hours Friday, on McWillie Drive in north Jackson. In that killing, a 40-year-old man was shot in the head.

Few other details were released Friday morning.