MS Woman Ashlee Sims ID’d As Pedestrian Fatally Struck Tuesday Night In Jackson

HINDS COUNTY, MS. (THECOUNT) — Ashlee Sierra Sims, of Jackson, Mississippi, has been identified as the pedestrian in a fatal Tuesday night vehicle strike in Hinds County.

Sims, 26, was killed while broadcasting on Facebook Live on Interstate 55 near Jackson Tuesday night.

According to reports, Sims was operating a vehicle on I-55 near Briarwood Drive in Jackson, when she exited the vehicle after dropping her cellphone out the window. Sims exited her vehicle in an effort to retrieve the device when she was struck by a passing vehicle around 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Sims was reportedly recording on Facebook Live at the time of her death.

Facebook Live video (Caution graphic.)

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Hinds County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 245,285, making it the most populous county in Mississippi. Its county seats are Raymond and Jackson, the state capital – Wikipedia.

SC Man Thomas E. Redwine ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Afternoon Jackson Fatal Motorcycle Crash

AIKEN COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Thomas E. Redwine, of Jackson, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a single-motorcycle crash in Aiken County on Wednesday afternoon.

Redwine, 57, was killed in a motorcycle crash Wednesday afternoon near Jackson.

According to reports, Redwine was operating a motorcycle in the 900 block of Old Jackson Hwy, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 12 p.m. Wednesday.

Redwine was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Aiken County is a county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, its population was 160,099. Its county seat and largest city is Aiken. Aiken County is a part of the Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

Jackson MS Baptist Medical Center Shooting Leaves 2 Dead Wednesday Morning

JACKSON, MS. (THECOUNT) — Two people were shot dead at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi Wednesday morning after a suspect opened fire on a vehicle.

The deadly shooting occurred Wednesday morning in a campus parking lot area.

Police say they are investigating following a double-fatal shooting at the hospital located on North State Street Wednesday.

A witness to the shooting says that a man fired into a black Toyota, and then fired shots at them.

The shooting remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Clinton is a city in Hinds County, Mississippi, United States. Situated in the Jackson metropolitan area, it is the tenth largest city in Mississippi. The population was 25,216 at the 2010 United States Census – Wikipedia.

MS Man Harold Walker Arrested Tuesday In Sunday Murder Of Jackson Man Bryant Lamone Robinson

JACKSON, MS. (THECOUNT) — Harold Walker has been arrested Tuesday in the Sunday murder of 29-year-old Bryant Lamone Robinson in Jackson, Mississippi.

Walker, 31, was taken into custody after Jackson police said he is responsible for shooting Robinson to death at a northeast Jackson intersection Sunday night.

Officials say the suspect got out of his white sedan and fired shots into Robinson’s car while he was stopped at an intersection on Colonial Circle near Old Canton Road in Jackson, reports WLBT.

A motive in the deadly incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the shooting should contact police at 911.


Geo quick facts: Jackson is the capital city of Mississippi. The statewide Mississippi Freedom Trail runs through the city, encompassing a number of historic sites that were significant in the civil rights movement. These include the Medgar Evers Home Museum and the landmark Mississippi State Capitol building. In leafy LeFleur’s Bluff State Park, the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science includes an aquarium and nature trails – wikipedia.

Active Shooter Reported Jackson State University On Lockdown Wednesday ‘Seek Shelter Immediately’

JACKSON, MS. (THECOUNT) — Jackson State University officials are reporting an active shooter situation on its campus Wednesday.

School officials said the shooter is operating in a black Honda Accord with license plate MAC-0214.

The campus was placed on lockdown and officials say everyone should seek shelter immediately.

At this point, it’s unclear if anyone has been shot, reports WLBT.

The school is located at, 1400 John R. Lynch St in Jackson, MS.

Jackson State U. via Twitter:

@JacksonStateU We have an active shooter on campus. The suspected shooter is in a black Honda Accord, license plate number MAC 0214. The entire campus community should take shelter immediately. The campus is currently on lock down. We will notify you when the situation is resolved.

No further information was immediately made available.


Geo quick facts: Jackson is the capital city of Mississippi. The statewide Mississippi Freedom Trail runs through the city, encompassing a number of historic sites that were significant in the civil rights movement. These include the Medgar Evers Home Museum and the landmark Mississippi State Capitol building. In leafy LeFleur’s Bluff State Park, the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science includes an aquarium and nature trails – wikipedia.

Hagerstown Teen Alonzo Robinson Jr ID’d As Friday Night Gunshot Victim ‘Homicide’

HAGERSTOWN, MD. (THECOUNT) — Alonzo Robinson Jr., of Jackson, Mississippi, has been identified as the teen shot dead in Hagerstown, MD, on Friday, according to reports.

Robinson, 19, was identified by Hagerstown Police on Sunday.

Police responded after 8:00 p.m. Friday to the area of Madison Avenue at West Washington Street on calls of shots fired. When they arrived, they found Robinson suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

Hagerstown Police continue to seek the public’s help in solving the case, reports HeraldMailMedia.

Police ask that anyone with information about the incident or who might have witnessed it call 301-790-3700. To remain anonymous, email

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the teen:


Geo quick facts: Hagerstown is a city in Washington County, Maryland, United States. It is the county seat of Washington County. The population of Hagerstown city proper at the 2010 census was 39,662, and the population of the Hagerstown-Martinsburg Metropolitan Area was 269,140 – Wikipedia.

Alexandria Woman Whitney Durant ID’d As Victim Found Dead In Baton Rouge Home ‘Bloody Wipe Marks, Bleach’ Found Near Body

ZACHARY, LA. (THECOUNT) — Whitney Durant, of Alexandria, Louisiana, has been identified as the victim found dead in a Baton Rouge home on Friday morning, according to reports.

Durant, 33, was found shot dead inside a home in the 15200 block of Pride-Port Hudson Road, near Pride on Friday, according to EBRSO officials.

Investigators later concluded the victim was fatally shot with a .40 caliber weapon.

27-year-old Steven Francisco Ortiz-Morales, of Pineville, was taken into custody by the Zachary Police Department in connection to Durant’s death.

He was later charged Friday afternoon with second-degree murder and obstruction of justice.

EBRSO says when detectives arrived at the house, a strong bleach smell was coming from the room when the woman’s body was found, reports WAFB.

The woman was shot with a .40 caliber weapon, EBRSO says. Crime scene investigators found bottles of bleach near the woman’s body, along with a mop bucket, wipe marks, and blood, officials say, reports WABF.

Ortiz-Morales was apprehended after the Zachary Police Department got a report about a suspicious person. He was issued a summon for unrelated charges and released in EBRSO custody for questioning.

Officials say he was found to be in possession of a .40 caliber handgun and was wearing body armor. EBRSO officials say while being questioned, Ortiz-Morales admitted to murdering the woman.

He was also seen on surveillance video from a home nearby at the time the victim was home, officials report.

Ortiz-Morales will be booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

His last known address is 107 Beacon Hl, in Pineville, LA.

Unconfirmed internet reports listed the decedent as Whitney Lane Martinez-Durant, while local news reports named Whitney Durant as the victim. We found a “Whitney Lane Martinez-Durant” on Facebook. We do not know if the woman depicted on the facebook page is the victim in this case.

The investigation is ongoing.


Geo quick facts: Zachary is a city in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States. It lies 16 miles north of the city of Baton Rouge, and had a population of 14,960 at the 2010 census, up from 11,275 in 2000 – Wikipedia.

AL Man Clint Green ID’d As Jackson Driver Killed By Falling Tree Sunday

CLARKE COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Clinton Anthony Green has been identified as the Jackson driver killed Sunday after a tree fell on his pickup truck.

Green, 36, was heading south on U.S. 43 when the tree fell across the cab of his Chevrolet Silverado near the 83 mile marker, according to officials.

Green was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma.

Troopers are still investigating the incident, reports Fox10TV.

Geo quick facts: Jackson is a city in Clarke County, Alabama, United States. The population was 5,228 at the 2010 census. It was one of three wet settlements in an otherwise-dry county – Wikipedia.

CT Man Jeffrey Kiff Missing Since November 2018 ID’d As Body Found With “Note” In Jackson GA

JACKSON, GA. (THECOUNT) — Missing man, Jeffrey Kiff, of Connecticut, has been identified as the body found Friday at High Falls State Park in Monroe County, Georgia.

Kiff, 53, was last seen by family members in November 2018 and they hadn’t heard from him since January.

According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, they received a call of a suspicious vehicle near Towaliga River Drive, near the Dollar General, reports 13wmaz.

A 2016 Chevy Silverado was found unlocked and abandoned with a note on the driver’s seat, officials said.

A search for the vehicle’s owner was started Thursday night that involved drones, a helicopter, and K9s.

His cause of death was ruled a suicide.

Geo quick facts: Jackson is a city in Butts County, Georgia, United States. The city is the county seat of Butts County. The population was 5,045 in 2010, up from 3,934 at the 2000 census. The community was named after governor James Jackson – Wikipedia.

TN GOLDLINE Gas Station Clerk ‘Nageab Alshaif’ Shot Dead In Attempted Jackson Robbery

Jackson police have identified the GOLDLINE clerk shot in a Monday morning robbery. That man, Nageab Alshaif, has now died as a result of the shooting.

In a news release, police say Alshief was shot during an attempted robbery reported around 2:40 a.m. Monday at the gas station and convenience store, located at 1819 US-45 BYP, Jackson, TN 38305.

The release says Alshief was transported to a local hospital in stable condition before being transferred to a Memphis hospital. He later died from his injuries. Continue reading