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Yazoo police officer shooting arrest

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HUMPHREYS COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - A Belzoni man turns himself into authorities for the shooting of a Yazoo City police officer this past weekend.

Major Larry Savis says Johnny Holmes, 35, surrendered to sheriff's deputies in Humphreys Co. Tuesday.

Holmes is charged with aggravated assault for shooting officer Patrick Jaco Sunday night outside a Yazoo City nightclub.

Holmes is scheduled to be in court Wednesday afternoon.

Officer Jaco was shot five times.

One of the bullets lodged in his neck and he is unable to speak at this time.

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