JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Jackson Police Department has identified the man found dead inside an apartment at Jackson State University.
WLBT-TV reports Sgt. Roderick Holmes says 21-year-old Justin Roach was handling a gun when it went off at One University Place on Friday. Additional information and evidence suggests that the shooting was an accident. An investigation is continuing.
Authorities say people who were inside of the apartment are being questioned. But no one has been identified as a suspect.
- Police ID man found dead at Jackson State apartment
- Man, woman found dead in apartment
- Authorities ID trucker found dead in Alabama as Ohio man
- Police: 2 found dead inside truck hit by gunfire in Jackson
- Man found dead in Alabama home after standoff with police
- Man dead after falling from water tower in Jackson
- Alabama man, 22, shot dead inside own apartment
- Police ID Alabama man who killed himself near White House
- ID released for man killed by Alabama police officers
- Man reported missing in Alabama found dead