JPD Investigates North Jackson Murder

Empriss Campbell

JACKSON, Tenn. - According to Jackson Police a man was murdered on Brianfield Drive early Saturday morning.

Jackson Investigators say about 3 a.m., 23-year-old Jarvis Vinson and another man were walking into a four-plex apartment building on the 20th block of Brianfield Drive when Vinson was shot. The other man was not hit.

The unidentified man with Vinson told police he saw two cars near the building. Jackson Police say they are investigating the source of the shots and have not released if the shots came from one of the cars' occupants.

Neighbors along the Brianfield Drive said they heard several gun shots outside their windows.

Vinson was taken to Jackson-Madison County General Hospital and died after surgery.

Jackson Police did say Vinson has a prior criminal record and was recently released from prison.


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