Christopher Lewis Jr. dies in fatal Hinds County shooting – Friday, April 22, 2022

Hinds County shooting death of Christopher Lewis Jr. – Obituary

The Jackson Police Department is investigating the death of a 15-year-old boy, Christopher Lewis Jr., who was pronounced dead following a fatal Hinds County shooting on Friday, April 22, 2022. Christopher was shot in the face.

According to authorities, the incident occurred at 4 a.m. Friday in the 1700 block of Woody Drive. Christopher Lewis Jr. died after being shot in the face, according to Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart.

A 15-year-old suspect has been apprehended in connection with the shooting, according to police.

Lewis attended Cardozo Middle School, according to authorities with the Jackson Public School District.

“Our deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends. During this difficult moment, the district’s counseling team will be available to scholars and professors “JPS authorities issued a statement.

The reason for the shooting has not been revealed.