Jackson police: 6 people are slain in a span of 24 hours

Published 1:00 pm Monday, April 19, 2021

(AP) — Police in Mississippi’s capital city reported a half-dozen homicides in a 24-hour period.
The crimes in Jackson included the shooting deaths of two men near a nightclub early Saturday morning, WAPT-TV reported.
Police are also investigating a triple homicide that happened Friday.
In a statement, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba expressed sympathy for families of the victims and said that officials “are ever more resolved to find solutions.”

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