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The rise in gun violence within Clarksdale has the attention of city officials, perhaps none more so than commissioner Ed Seals, whose home was two blocks away from a shooting on Thanksgiving afternoon.
JONESTOWN — After several murders caused by shootings took place in Clarksdale in recent weeks, Jonestown mayor Kenny Lester decided to take action.
Lester held a “street ministry” across from city hall where pastors and members of the Jonestown community prayed in a circle with approximately 20 individuals on Nov. 20.
Report for Monday, Nov. 26, 2018
Shooting into a dwelling
* 1700 block of Evans Street, residence was shot into and no one was injured.
* 300 block of Clark Street, bag of coins was taken.
Less than an hour after he’d attended a community meeting on crime Monday night, a 44-year-old Clarksdale man was shot multiple times during a robbery at his home.
Darry Jenkins sustained several gunshot wounds in the robbery at his residence along the 400 block of Garfield Street.
A 27-year-old Clarksdale man was killed and three others injured after an eruption of gunfire early Saturday morning in the parking lot of a Clarksdale business.
The murder was the city’s 12th homicide of 2018.
Report for Monday, Nov. 19, 2018
* 300 block of Cypress Street, an air conditioning unit was taken.
* 1500 block of Smith Street, an assault rifle, a rifle case and several credit cards were taken.
A 41-year-old Clarksdale man was shot and killed by an officer with the Clarksdale Police Department, who was investigating a reported prowler on Saturday night in a quiet residential area near downtown Clarksdale.
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018
100 block of 17th Street, televisions and an air conditioner was taken.
Monday, Nov. 12, 2018
Report for Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018
Shooting into an occupied dwelling
600 block of Grant Place, no one was injured.
800 block of South State Street; a refrigerator, washer and dryer were missing from storage unit.