November 8, 2022

Jackson woman shot in her car on Friday dies at UMMC

Therese Apel

Police at a crime scene

A woman who was shot Nov. 4 in Jackson has died in the hospital, according to the Hinds County Coroner’s office.

The woman has not yet been identified publicly pending notification of the next of kin.

The incident occurred on Watkins Drive near Interstate 220. Police said more than 40 bullets were shot at the woman’s car by suspects in a white sedan.

WJTV reported that there were also children in the vehicle.

Law enforcement sources said the shooting may have been part of a longstanding beef between two gangs.

Anyone who knows anything about this case is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).

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