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Lee Vance, Chief Of Police

Jackson Police Department


327 East Pascagoula Street
Jackson, MS 39205
website: www.jacksonms.gov

For Immediate Release


MEDIA / PUBLIC RELEASE
Date: June 5, 2016
Commander Tyree Jones
Major Investigations/Office of Public Information
Tel #: 601-960-2302 or 601-960-1278
tjones@jacksonms.gov
On Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at approx. 7:26 PM, Jackson Police Officers responded to
OReillys Auto Parts at 2327 Livingston Rd. regarding an armed robbery of a business. Upon
officers arrival it was learned that the business had been robbed by two black male subjects
armed with handguns. They fled the scene running north on Livingston Rd. The suspects were
described as wearing dark colored clothing with black hoods.
An employee, later identified as Brodrick Smith, 36 yoa was shot multiple times during the
course of the robbery. He was pronounced deceased on scene.
During the course of the investigation, Robbery/Homicide Detectives developed and identified
Joshua Dukes as one of the suspects involved in this incident. He has been charged with one
count of Capital Murder stemming from this investigation.
Dukes is currently being held at the Hinds County Detention Center on three counts of Capital
Murder stemming from his alleged involvement in the shooting deaths and robberies of Daniel
Omar Gomez and Eli Nunez on March 5, 2016 at 4906 Westhaven Blvd., and for his alleged
involvement in the shooting death and robbery of James Hankins on February 13, 2016 at 843
McClure Rd.
This case is still under investigation and the Jackson Police Department needs the publics
assistance with identifying the second suspect involved in this incident.
Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Jackson Police
Department at 601-960-1234 or 601-355-TIPS (8477).
A Press Conference will be held at the Jackson Police Department on Monday, June 6,
2016 at 1000 hours. Commander Tyree Jones can be contacted for specific location and
instructions.

Lee Vance, Chief Of Police


Jackson Police Department
327 East Pascagoula Street
Jackson, MS 39205
website: www.jacksonms.gov

Suspect:
Joshua Dukes-19

Lee Vance, Chief Of Police


Jackson Police Department
327 East Pascagoula Street
Jackson, MS 39205
website: www.jacksonms.gov