1 dead, 1 critical after shooting in capital city

Published 9:29 pm Thursday, July 20, 2017

JACKSON (AP) — Police in the Mississippi city of Jackson are sorting out details on a shooting that left one man dead and an 18-year-old critically wounded.

Police said they recovered a “substantial amount” of illegal drugs at the scene where 25-year-old Jacoby Davis died early Wednesday.

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Jackson news media said a 7-year-old was in the house in north Jackson where the shooting occurred. The child was unharmed.

Neighbors said the tenants at the house had only lived there about a month.