The Jackson Police Department is investigating a shooting death near Downtown Jackson. Nicholas Perry, 33, died as a result of the incident.
A press release sent out by the department says officers responded to the 100 block of West Deaderick St., around 9 p.m. Wednesday night in response to a ShotSpotter alert. There, they found Perry, who had died due to a gunshot wound.
The police department said in the release they made contact with another gunshot victim, who was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect wanted for this shooting is currently in custody and the department is not looking for anybody else, according to the release.
The investigation is ongoing.
If anyone has information that would assist in this ongoing investigation, contact the Jackson Police Department’s Major Crimes Division by calling 731-425-8400 or contact 731-424-TIPS (8477) or www.jmcrimestoppeers.org