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MBI investigating Jackson County homicide on a Greyhound bus

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating a homicide that occurred on a Greyhound bus near mile markers 57-61 on Interstate 10 in Jackson County on Sunday night about 11 p.m.  

A Greyhound bus was traveling eastbound through Mississippi on I-10 when 26-year-old Rashad Price, of Slidell, Louisiana, fatally shot 25-year-old Jay Jackson of Decatur, Georgia. Price  demanded the driver to stop the bus so he could exit. The driver then drove to the nearest exit and  called 911. No other passengers were injured during this incident.  

Rashad Price

At approximately 3 a.m. on Monday, March 25, deputies with Jackson County Sheriff’s  Department observed Price running across the interstate, and he was taken into custody with no  further incident. He is currently being charged with homicide.  

MBI is currently investigating this incident and gathering evidence. Upon completing the  investigation, agents will share their findings with the local District Attorney’s office. 

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