Police: Clerk Shoots Man Trying To Steal Beer - Jackson News Story - WAPT Jackson
JACKSON, Miss. -- Police said a Jackson store employee shot a man trying to steal beer Saturday afternoon.
According to witnesses, the man was inside S and R Food Mart on Terry Road attempting to steal.
Police identified the man shot as Kenneth Riddle.
The store employee reportedly approached him and the two men began to fight. That's when the clerk shot Riddle, witnesses said.
Riddle was taken to University Medical Center and the store employee was detained for questioning.
Riddle was listed in serious condition Sunday afternoon.