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UPDATE: Man dies after shooting in Jackson

Posted: 1:28 PM, Oct 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-02 17:28:32Z

A man has died after police say he was shot near a party store in Jackson last Wednesday.

Jackson Police have confirmed that Jazzrell Witherspoon has died. He passed away over the weekend.

The Jackson Police Department had reported that a 19-year-old man was shot while he was standing at the intersection of West Franklin and First streets near Frank's Finer Foods just before 10 p.m. on September 29.

The victim was rushed to Henry Ford Allegiance hospital and was in critical condition after undergoing surgery Thursday morning.

Jackson police say the shooting does not appear to be random and the victim may have been targeted.

No arrests have been made and police do not have a suspect description at this time.

Jackson police are asking anyone with information regarding the shooting to call them at (517) 788-4100.