JPD investigates officer involved shooting - - Jackson, MS

Suspect facing charges after officer involved shooting

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson police are investigating an officer involved shooting that happened early Thursday morning.

We are told that the suspect faces 2 counts of aggravated assault on a police officer and one count of armed robbery of a business.

Police say they recognized the suspect's vehicle at the Shell station on McDowell Road from the armed robbery of a Shell station on Daniel Lake Blvd. that took place on April 21.

When officers arrived we are told that the suspect tried to run them over.

The 30-year-old suspect was shot and taken to UMC. He is reportedly in stable condition.

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