Jackson police respond to shooting at convenience store

JACKSON, Tenn. — Jackson police were called to the intersection of Whitehall and Jackson Street at T&D’s Cornerstop before 7 p.m. Sunday for a shooting.

According to witnesses on the scene, they said a man went into the store to buy cigarettes and the cashier wouldn’t sell them to him.

They said the man went outside the store, got a gun, went back in and started shooting.

Witnesses said two people were shot and sent to the hospital by ambulance.

JPD said the injuries to the victims are non-life threatening and they’re actively looking for the suspect.

Police said they couldn’t release any further information at this time.

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