Incident

12-30-2016 Mississippi Meridian 1-1

Location

December 30, 2016

Azalea Park Apartments
803 29th St
Meridian, Mississippi
Geolocation: 32.3876, -88.6883

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 3
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Jalen Lakeith Jennings
  • Age: 21
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child picked up & fired gun
  • Child killed self
  • Stolen/Illegally owned gun{s} recovered during arrest/warrant

Notes

Child shot self with stolen gun belonging to mother's boyfriend

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Stolen

District

Congressional District: 3
State Senate District: 32
State House District: 45