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Victim in East Pointe Apartments Shooting Recovering

By WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

JACKSON, Tenn. - The man hit by a stray bullet while inside his east Jackson apartment, Wednesday evening, is out of the hospital and recovering at home, according to police.

As of Thursday afternoon, no arrests had been made in the shooting at East Pointe Apartments.

Investigators believe at least two gunmen opened fire just before 7:30 p.m. A red car in the parking lot was hit several times. Officers do not believe the victim, who was inside his second floor apartment, was an intended target. Police said he was hit in the backside.

According to officers, the shooters were in a vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to call the Jackson Police Department's Violent Crimes Unit at (731) 425-8400 or CrimeStoppers at (731) 424-TIPS.