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Jackson Tennessee Police Department
Tuesday February 19th, 2019 :: 11:33 a.m. CST


Police Investigate Accidental Shooting

Police Investigate Accidental Shooting
 On Feb. 18 around 5:15 p.m., Jackson Police responded to a shooting at a house in the 200 block of Rhea Street. Officers located a 16-year-old male who had suffered a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital, then transferred to a Memphis hospital where he remains in critical condition.
Based on the investigation, the victim was accidentally shot by a male juvenile who is a member of the victim’s family. The police department is in consultation with the District Attorney’s Office, and no charges have been filed at this time.

Jackson Tennessee Police Department
234 Institute St
Jackson, TN 38301

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-425-8400

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