JPD investigates shooting of armed robbery suspect - - Jackson, MS

JPD investigates shooting of armed robbery suspect

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson Police are investigating a shooting of an armed robbery suspect.

It happened outside the N & S Food Center at 4624 Hanging Moss Road.

The store owner says he was closing around 10:00pm Sunday, when a masked man jumped from behind a dumpster, and pulled a gun on him. 

The store owner who was also armed pulled out a gun and shot the robber several times. 

The robber fired his gun but missed.

Police have identified the robber as 31-year-old Christopher Seaton.  

They say Seaton drove himself to the hospital, where he remains in critical condition.  

Seaton was shot in the right armpit, hand and ankle. 

He faces charges of attempted robbery.

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