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JPD: Suspect arrested after shooting woman in head

Woman in critical condition after shot in head with assault rifle, police need help identifying...
Woman in critical condition after shot in head with assault rifle, police need help identifying possible suspect vehicle(JPD)
Published: Oct. 30, 2021 at 12:06 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 30, 2021 at 12:39 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - According to Jackson Police Spokesperson Sam Brown, officers arrested a suspect involved in shooting a woman in the head.

Brown says the shooting occurred on Cedars of Lebanon near Manhattan Park around I-55 and Hanging Moss Creek Saturday.

Investigators recovered the suspect’s vehicle, issuing a warrant for 21-year-old Elijah Tucker and 32-year-old Lavarsio Ratliff.

Officers then executed a search at Tucker’s residence resulting in his arrest. There has been no word on Ratliff’s location.

If you have any information, call Jackson police at (601) 960-1234 or CrimeStoppers at (601) 355-TIPS (8477).

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