DeMarcus McGinnis, 14

Updated: Jan. 5, 2022 at 9:01 AM CST
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - DeMarcus McGinnis, a 14-year-old male, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, after a shooting at a gas station in the western part of the city, according to the Hinds County coroner.

Jackson Police Dept. spokesperson Sam Brown said it happened at approximately 7 p.m. at the Eagle Gas Station near West Capitol Street and Ellis Avenue.

Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart released the identity of the victim.

Investigators say someone shot McGinnis and three other teenagers while they were sitting inside a vehicle parked at the business.

Brown says a 15 year old and two 17 year olds were injured, though the department has not released the names or conditions of the three other victims.

Police have not made any arrests nor determined a motive in the case.

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