Body shot multiple times found in Mississippi park; police don’t yet know the motive or the shooter

Published 11:05 am Saturday, December 25, 2021

A dead body was found riddled with bullets on Christmas Eve in a Mississippi park, police say.

Jackson police say the body was that of a man and that he was shot multiple times.

The shooting reportedly occurred at approximately 3 p.m. on Friday, Christmas Eve.

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Police say the body was found near the tennis courts at Grove Park in Jackson, in the 4100 block of Parkway Avenue.

Police said they do not yet have a suspect identified and they are not certain of the motive behind the shooting.