A City Beer Board Hearing is Scheduled for Thursday Morning
An incident during a weekend party at the former Scores Bar and Grill left one person injured and has law enforcement asking who was responsible for hosting the event.
Jackson police Lt. Tyreece Miller said Kenneth Riley remained in intensive care in stable condition at a local hospital. Riley was shot once in the stomach during an altercation about 2:30 a.m. Sunday.
Jackson Police said in a statement the event was hosted by the management of J-Mumbly's, but J-Mumbly's owner Evans Chatman told WNWS News he was at the building but did not organize the event.
J’Mumbly’s a local nightclub where two people were killed and seven others wounded in a shootout in September is the subject of other action by the city. According to police Chatman was served a beer board summons Friday at the former Scores building, something Chatman does not dispute.
Chatman is scheduled to appear before the board on Thursday for a hearing.
A single vehicle traffic accident takes the life of a West Tennessee man.
According to the investigating THP Trooper the accident occurred Wednesday afternoon shortly before 3:00 p.m. (2:44). Investigation revealed that a BT Redi-Mix Concrete truck was traveling northbound on Hwy 79 near the Crockett County and Haywood County line when the truck had a blowout on the right front tire. The vehicle overturned once making contact with several trees. The driver of the vehicle identified as a Mr. Joe Currie of Brownsville, TN was pronounced dead at the scene.
Robbery Suspect Brought to Local Hospital with Gunshot Wound
Emergency Medical Service personnel transported a robbery suspect to a local hospital with a gunshot wound Wednesday afternoon. Jackson Police were asked to assist Hardeman County Sheriffs Deputies by meeting the transport at Jackson General Hospital Emergency Room and staying with the suspect until their deputies could arrive. The shooting is thought to have occurred in Hardeman County and the robbery in Benton County MS.