According to Deputy Chief Deric Hearn, there is an ongoing investigation into a body that was found on University Boulevard in Jackson early Thursday morning.
Jackson Police Department and the Hinds County Coroner have assessed the scene.
The incident happened near Battlefield Park and Highway 80.
As of 6:20 a.m. Thursday, the scene is clear.
This will be an ongoing investigation.
According to reports by WJTV, residents in the area heard gunshots overnight but are unable to verify what happened.