17-year-old shot and killed in Presidential Hills

A WLBT Report

JACKSON – Jackson Police responded to a deadly shooting Tuesday night.

A 17-year-old-male was shot in the Presidential Hills subdivision shortly after 8:30 p.m. It happened in the 6600 block of Abraham Lincoln Drive.

Police spokesperson, Officer Colendula Green said the teenager was shot twice in the back.

He was found lying on the ground behind a home on Abraham Lincoln Drive.

The teen was taken to UMC where he died.

Green said as of Tuesday evening there was no suspect or motive in the shooting.

The name of the victim is not being released until the next of kin is notified.