Man shot while trying to avoid being carjacking victim in Mississippi’s capital city
Published 7:21 am Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Police say a man was injured while trying to stop two males from trying to steal his vehicle.
Jackson police officers found the man suffering from gunshot wounds when they responded to a shooting on McDowell Road at approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Officers report that the victim was shot trying to prevent a carjacking.
Two male suspects reportedly ran from the scene, headed east on McDowell Road with the victim’s white Jeep.
The victim was transported to a local hospital and was listed in stable condition.
If you have any information, you are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (601) 355-TIPS or the Jackson Police Department at (601) 960-1234.