Man shot in side, police look for suspects

Posted: 2:12 PM, Aug 08, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-08 14:31:23-04

A man was shot in Jackson Sunday evening, and police are looking for two suspects.

At about 8:14 p.m. Sunday, police with the Jackson Police Department were dispatched to the 400 block of Steward Avenue for a shooting, Deputy Chief Elmer Hitt said.

When officers arrived, a 20-year-old man was located at the scene with a single gunshot wound to his side. He was transported to Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital for treatment.

According to the police department, the victim underwent surgery, and is currently in stable condition.

Witnesses described seeing two black males run southbound from the area of the shooting.

Police are currently investigating the situation. Anyone with information can contact the police department at 517-788-4100.