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Three people shot in Jackson early Sunday; police says two victims were apparent bystanders

Jackson Police Department
Posted at 12:17 PM, Jul 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-19 12:17:34-04

JACKSON, Mich. — Three people were shot early Sunday in downtown Jackson.

Jackson Police responded to a shooting in the parking lot at The Foundry, 216 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, around 2:24 a.m.

Officers found two women who had been shot at the scene. A third victim, a man, was taken to Henry Ford Allegiance Health.

“It appears a physical altercation involving the 29-year-old male victim began in the parking lot when two subjects with handguns began shooting at the victim,” Director Elmer Hitt said. “The two female victims, ages 67 and 24, appear to have been bystanders and not intended targets.

The man who was taken to Allegiance Health is still in critical condition. The women are in stable condition.

Hitt asks anyone with information regarding this can contact Detective Mike Klimmer at (517) 768-8752 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at (855) 840-7867.

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