Man Shot, Killed in North Jackson

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JACKSON, Tenn.–Jackson Police released new details Tuesday about a 19-year-old killed outside his home. Officers confirmed someone shot the teen multiple times. “By the time I came outside the police was everywhere,” said Nick Lofton, a neighbor. Around 10 p.m., Monday officers said someone shot Darvin Manning in the parking lot outside his apartment. Lofton heard the gunshots. “I seen the police pumping his chest, trying to revive him I guess,” he said. Officers found Manning lying next to his vehicle. Paramedics took him to a local hospital where police said he was pronounced dead. “We believe that he had just arrived home,” said Captain Tyreece Miller, with the Jackson Police Department. “At some point between walking from his car to his apartment he was shot.” An eyewitness said dozens of people flooded the scene afterward looking for information. “From what I heard it was a fight that escalated from over around the block that got over here,” said David Murry, maintenance supervisor. Manning‘s death makes this the sixth homicide in Jackson this year. “I just pray for his family and I hope they can you know deal with it,” said Lofton. Manning‘s body has been taken to the medical examiner‘s office in Nashville for an autopsy. Officers have not made any arrests. If you have information about the case, call the Jackson Police Department at (731) 425-8400 or Crime Stoppers at (731) 424-TIPS.

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