Jackson Shooting Death of Melissa Turner – Obituary
39-year-old Melissa Turner has died in a fatal Jackson shooting that occurred at Woodrow Wilson Avenue and West Street on Friday, August 20, 2021, in Mississippi. The shooting occurred at about 1 a.m. as Melissa Turner was sitting in a car with her son at a traffic light. A woman fired at her, hitting her in the shoulder.
She was rushed to the University of Mississippi Medical Center where she died. Her son survived the shooting with no injuries.
Police are still hunting for the woman involved in the shooting. She is said to have been driving a white Nissan Xterra, license HNR4471.
As investigations proceed, anyone with information is encouraged to contact Jackson police at 601-960-1234 or CrimeStoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).