JACKSON, Miss.- A young boy was shot several times in front of Rowan Middle School.
Police Chief Lee Vance told WLBT that 14-year-old Ja’Darious Ivy, an eighth-grader, was shot multiple times in front of the school on Ash Street.
Ivy was standing with a young lady on the street when the suspect came up, they exchanged a few words and then shots were fired, hitting Ivy. The suspect then got in a Blue Cheby Impala and left the scene. He was last seen driving down Ash Street.
Ivy was taken to the hospital and is being treated for his injuries.
We will update you as necessary.