UPDATE: Teen found dead on arrival at shooting scene near Martin Luther King, Jackson streets

Published 9:21 pm Thursday, February 17, 2022

NATCHEZ — Natchez Police are investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of a teenage juvenile.

Natchez police received a “shots fired” call at approximately 7 p.m. Thursday evening at 103 Jackson St. near Martin Luther King Jr. St., where they found a teenage male deceased, said Capt. Scott Frye of the Natchez Police Department. The victim’s identity was not immediately released.

Frye said a person of interest was taken to the department for questioning.

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Police also recovered multiple shell casings, he said.

In the video above, police are assisted by Adams County Sheriff’s Office deputies and surround a house on Martin Luther King Street near the scene of the shooting before escorting someone inside to a patrol vehicle.

This story will be updated with more information as it becomes available.