Brothers charged in police shooting - - Jackson, MS

Brothers charged in police shooting

YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) - Two brothers from Humphreys County have been arrested in the shooting of an off-duty Yazoo City police officer.

Police say 32-year-old Johnny Holmes is charged with aggravated assault for allegedly shooting 24-year-old patrol officer Patrick Jaco on Sunday outside House Doctor Lounge in Yazoo City.

Holmes' brother, 30-year-old Laudial Holmes, is charged with conspiracy to commit aggravated assault.

Yazoo City Police Chief Eric Snow said Laudial Holmes was taken into custody for questioning on Monday. Johnny Holmes was apprehended on Tuesday.

Police say that Jaco was shot while trying to prevent two men from bringing guns inside the nightclub.

Jaco was listed in fair condition on Tuesday.

It was not immediately known whether the brothers have attorneys.

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