Sylacauga shooting victim dies from injuries

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SYLACAUGA, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: A Sylacauga man has died from a gunshot wound he received last week.

According to the Sylacauga Police Department, Shaquan Devon Jackson, 29 of Sylacauga, died at UAB hospital over the weekend. Jackson was shot multiple times last week. CPD had been administrated by a couple of good-Samaritans before being rushed to UAB hospital with life threatening wounds.

ORIGINAL: The Sylacauga Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man in critical condition Thursday morning.

According to SPD, officers arrived at the Buttermilk Hill Community on N Nashville Avenue and discovered a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. CPR was started at the scene by good Samaritans and the victim was eventually taken to a local hospital.

The victim was later identified as 29-year-old Shaquan Devon Jackson. His wounds have been classified as life-threatening. He is currently undergoing surgery, according to SPD.

No suspects are in custody at this time. If you have any information on this case, contact SPD at 256-401-2464.

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