A Nashville man has been identified as a person of interest in an early Wednesday morning homicide of a man and the shooting of his girlfriend in Jackson. The man’s girlfriend is listed in critical condition
Investigators identified Carlos Ross, 23, as a person of interest and said they want to talk with him, according to a news release form the Jackson Police Department. Ross has family ties to Jackson.
Police said around 3:10 a.m. Wednesday, officers were dispatched to Rich Cove Apartments, which are located at 520 Berry Street. When they arrived, they found 49-year-old Clinton Berry and his 53-year-old girlfriend had both been shot.
Berry and his girlfriend were transported by ambulance to Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Berry was pronounced dead and his girlfriend, who is listed in critical condition, was transported to the Regional Medical Center (The Med) at Memphis.
Police said their preliminary investigation has revealed that Berry and his girlfriend lived in an apartment at Rich Cove apartments. Berry and a man had a fight that started outside on the second floor of the apartment complex and continued downstairs.
The release said Berry then approached another man, who was outside in the courtyard. Barry and his girlfriend were shot by that man
Investigators are attempting to gather more information about the details that led to the shooting, police said.
Police are asking that anyone with information on Ross' whereabouts or this shooting contact the Jackson Police Department's Major Crimes Bureau at 731-425-8400 or Crime Stoppers at 731-424-8477 (TIPS).