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[Update: We have learned that Jackson turned himself in Monday morning.]

A five-year-old has died as a result of gunshots sustained during an altercation at a Jackson gas station on Sunday.

According to a report by WLBT, the incident occurred at the Jasco gas station located on Bailey Avenue. The Jackson Police Department stated 25-year-old Robert Jackson got involved in an altercation with the mother of the fatality victim, five-year-old Mariyah Lacey. The altercation escalated and led to shots being fired into the car which Lacey was occupying.

Lacey was transported to UMMC by a private vehicle for treatment but later died.

Robert Jackson is being sought by Jackson police. Anyone with information is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 601-355-8477.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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