Innocent driver killed after moving shootout in Jackson identified

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – An innocent driver is dead after a moving shootout in Jackson on Monday.

A press release says officers responded to the 5400 block of North State Street at 5:20 p.m. regarding a dead male.

JPD says Anthony Davis was driving his 2023 grey Nissan Rogue southbound on State Street when he was caught in the crossfire between two suspects who were chasing and shooting at each other.

Davis then lost control of the vehicle and crashed across the railroad tracks.

One of the suspects was driving a dark color Chrysler 300, and the other was driving a dark color Hyundai Sonata.

Hyundai Sonata & Chrysler 300(Jackson Police Department)

Neither of the shooters were struck by gunfire. However, they did hit several other vehicles in the area.

Chief Wade is urging anyone who has a car that was struck to call JPD at (601) 960-1234 or CrimeStoppers at (601) 355-8477.

This is the city’s 12th homicide of the year.

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