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JPD searching for burglary suspects after exchange of fire

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson police are searching for two burglary suspects who exchanged fire with police in northwest Jackson.

Assistant Police Chief Lee Vance said officers responded to a burglary in progress call in the 6000 block of Abraham Lincoln Drive shortly after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Vance said officers exchanged fire with two black males. The suspects then fled the scene.

Officers and canine units are searching the area, and a perimeter has been set up.

Police believe one of the suspects is injured.

JPD has a command center shining lights on Presidential Hills Park to assist with the search.

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