Man killed after alleged break-in

November 18, 2013 9:01:43 AM



JACKSON -- Jackson police say man has been shot dead after breaking into an apartment and another man was being treated for gunshot wounds. 


Police tell The Clarion-Ledger that a 36-year-old man forced his way into an apartment at Southside Terrace at approximately 1:30 a.m. Saturday. 


The suspect allegedly started firing, hitting a man already inside the apartment. That man returned fire, killing the alleged intruder. 


Police say the man already in the apartment was shot twice and taken to University Medical Center for treatment. His current condition was not known. 


Three other suspects were arrested in conjunction with the shooting. 


The identities of those involved have not been released.