14-year-old killed during Jackson shooting, 2 other teens critically injured

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Published: May. 2, 2022 at 8:58 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson police confirm the 42nd homicide in the city. The victim was just 14 years old.

Johnquis Kelly was killed when someone opened fire on a black Honda Saturday on Sedgwick Court. Kelly was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jackson Public Schools released a statement Monday, saying that they grieving the loss of the Murrah freshman.

Two other teenagers were also critically injured.

Montavis Primer, 17, was shot eight times. Antonio Gross, 18, was shot four times.

Deputy Chief Deric Hearn says a gray vehicle pulled up and opened fire. Primer and Gross were taken by private vehicle to UMMC and rushed into surgery.

Anyone with information is asked to call JPD or Crime Stoppers.

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