Jackson police are investigating after a body was found inside the trunk of a vehicle outside a local restaurant.
Authorities responded to a call about a shooting at Moe’s Diner in south Jackson on Wednesday.
Upon arrival, officers discovered the body of the man, later identified as 37-year-old Patrick Townsend. Police said Patrick was shot and believe the incident was a homicide.
Investigators determined that the vehicle had been at the location for multiple days. They are currently working to gather more evidence and leads on a possible suspect.
Anybody with additional information about the shooting is asked to contact the Jackson Police Department at (601)960-1234 or Crime Stoppers at (601)355-8477.