Mississippi’s capital sees record-high homicides in 2021


www.wjtv.com – The Associated Press – 2022-01-01 11:13:29

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — More people were killed by other people in Jackson in 2021 than any other year in Mississippi’s capital city.

Jackson reported at least 152 homicides in 2021, the  reports, easily surpassing the city’ previous record of 130 homicides set in 2020.

The vast majority of the deaths were…

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