September 21, 2023

UPDATE: Man Shot and Killed Outside Jackson Gas Station Identified

Morgan Howard

UPDATE: September 21 2:20 p.m.

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart has identified the body as 36-year-old Jeremy Lane.

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Jackson Police are investigating a shooting that happened on State Street at a gas station around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20.

A 37-year-old black male was sitting in his vehicle outside SM Supermart and was approached by an unknown black male carrying a rifle.

A verbal altercation between the two men occurred when the suspect raised the rifle and began firing.

Another unknown male ran from behind the store and also began firing. Police said there were two more males who ran from behind the store firing weapons. There were also two more unknown males who ran from behind the store firing weapons.

The victim was killed in the shooting.

The name of the victim is not being released until family is notified.

Investigators are still gathering evidence and information. If you know this person contact Jackson Police at 601-960-1234 or CrimeStoppers at 601-355-TIPS (8477).

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