Man in custody after police chase through Jackson - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Man in custody after police chase through Jackson

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Richland police chased a suspect into Jackson late Friday morning.

The chase continued into the Washington addition area near JSU.

Watch exclusive video of the crash here.

According to Richland Police Chief, the suspect they were chasing is 48-year-old Craig Shult.

He was being chased for fleeing shoplifting and aggravated assault on a loss prevention officer inside Richland Walmart.

Shult has a criminal history out of Illinois. He has 2 active felony warrants for shoplifting.

Jackson police were notified but did not participate in the chase.

Hinds County did help with he pursuit.

The chase ended on Lynch Street when officers boxed Shult's car in and he crashed.

Shults was taken into custody and taken to the hospital.

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