Police Investigate Shooting Outside a Jackson Bar

Jackson police are investigating an overnight shooting at a west Jackson Bar. According to a news release, police were called around 2:00 a.m. Wednesday about a shooting at Jimmy D’s Sports Bar on Old Hickory Blvd. A 33-year-old Jackson man was reportedly transported by private vehicle to a local hospital with a single gunshot wound to the stomach. He was last listed in stable condition. Investigators believe the victim was inside Jimmy D’s when he became involved in an argument with a black man described as having a light complexion and shoulder-length, dreadlock-style hair. The argument continued outside. The black man then reportedly got into a red car with three other people. Two men then got out of the car and began shooting. Police said one of the shooters was described as a black man with a short hair cut, 5′ 8 to 5′ 9″ in height and weighed between 160 and 190 pounds. A description of the second man was unavailable. They left in the red car described as either an early 2000s model Chevy Malibu or Impala. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at the Jackson Police Department at 731-425-8400 or Crime Stoppers at 731-424-8477 (TIPS). Submit a cyber tip at www.424tips.org and click on “Web Tips”.

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