Police: Man shot after verbal altercation on Lane Avenue

[gtxvideo vid=”r0Y9jxZx” playlist=”” pid=”OTSe9U1y” thumb=”http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/r0Y9jxZx.jpg” vtitle=”Superway Shooting”]JACKSON, Tenn. — Jackson Police said a man was shot after a verbal altercation at a gas station on Lane Avenue.

Investigators said they were called to the Superway gas station for a report of shots being fired around 12:30 p.m., Friday.

According to officers, the man was shot once and was later transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police said they are currently reviewing security camera footage to determine a suspect description but believe they are looking for one gunman.

Police do not believe there is a threat to the public. The scene is across the street from Jackson Central-Merry High School. The school was never advised by authorities to go on lockdown but did go on notice and did not allow students to go outside, according to Jackson-Madison County Schools spokesperson Ginger Carver.

“It escalated from there where one person was shot, and so I don’t think it was one of those situations where it was randomly picking people,” Sergeant Derrick Tisdale with the Jackson Police Department said.

If you have any information regarding the shooting, please call Jackson Police at (731) 425-8400 or Crime Stoppers at (731) 424-TIPS (8477) .

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