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East Jackson Shooting Leaves One Hospitalized

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JACKSON, Tenn. - Jackson Police responded to a shooting in East Jackson, around 11:30 p.m. Friday.

Police said when they arrived on the scene in the 400 block of Lexington Street, they found a victim who had collapsed after being shot in the upper back and right leg.

Police said a blue car was driving at a high rate of speed in the nearby 100 block of Elizabeth Street, and nearly hit the victim and a friend. The parties exchanged words, and that is when police said shots were fired.

The victim was taken by ambulance to an area hospital with what were believed to be non-life-threatening injuries, according to police. The victim's friend was uninjured.

If you have any information in this case, call Jackson Police or Crime Stoppers.