A 43-year-old man has been identified as the victim of a homicide from an early-morning shooting in the 4000 block of Gautier Street.
Ronald Broadnax Jr., 43, died after the shooting, which was reported about 12:33 a.m. Friday, Police Chief Calvin Hutchins said.
The neighborhood is off Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near Kreole Elementary School.
A male who was there when police arrived was taken into custody on unrelated charges, Hutchins said. He has not been charged in connection with the shooting.
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The shooting was an isolated incident, Hutchins said.
The shooting is still under investigation as a homicide.
Broadnax’ remains were taken to the Mississippi Forensics Laboratory near Jackson for an autopsy.