Meridian Star

January 19, 2013

1 injury in shooting during Jackson's King parade


Associated Press

JACKSON —  

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jackson police were on the lookout for a man who shot another man during a parade honoring the memory of Martin Luther King Jr.

Police spokeswoman Colendula Green said it happened Saturday, shortly after noon, in the general area of the parade but not directly on the parade route.

Green said the 23-year-old victim was in stable condition at University of Mississippi Medical Center with a wound to the chest. His identity was not released. An unidentified man was questioned about the shooting then released. No other injuries were reported.