UPDATE: 3 injured in Allenton Heights shooting
JACKSON, Tenn. — The Jackson Police Department responded to a call about a shooting in east Jackson Thursday afternoon.
According to Jackson Police Chief Julian Wiser, officers responded to a shooting at Allenton Heights around 2:40 p.m. Thursday.
Three people received injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening at this time, according to police.
Wiser said a bullet went through an apartment, and one person was shot in the arm.
A second person was shot in the arm, and a third person was shot in the chest, but is currently in stable condition, Wiser said.
Police say the shooting is believed to have occurred during a drug transaction, and one of the victims was found in possession of a handgun.
According to police, there was a surveillance camera in the area.
Police are currently not searching for any other suspects.
JACKSON, Tenn. — Part of Preston Street and Sullivan Street in east Jackson are blocked as officers with the Jackson Police Department respond to an incident near Allenton Heights.
WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News received multiple calls about an incident near Allenton Heights just before 3 p.m. Thursday.
Police have not confirmed the nature of the incident or any injuries reported.
We have a crew en route to the scene, and will have more information as details become available.