Lee Edward Bonner, 37 - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Lee Edward Bonner, 37

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Lee Edward Bonner, a 37-year-old black male, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, after a shooting with police days earlier on Deer Park and Dalton streets, according to the Jackson Police Department.

JPD Sgt. Roderick Holmes said police had been investigating possible drug activity on February 21 when officers came into contact with two men who immediately ran from them.

Holmes said one of them ran from law enforcement, though did not specify whether that was Bonner or the other unidentified man.

Officers chased both suspects to an abandoned house and, while one ran away, Bonner produced a handgun and fired at police.

Holmes said JPD returned fire and hit Bonner.

His handgun was recovered and later determined to be stolen.

As part of JPD's policy and procedures, the officers involved are currently on administrative leave while an internal and criminal investigation is being conducted.

Holmes would not confirm how many officers were involved in the shooting.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call JPD at (601) 960-1234. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (601) 355-8477.

Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Shootout at gas station caught on camera

    Shootout at gas station caught on camera

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:32:01 GMT
    Police are investigating after two men shot at each other in the Ice House parking lot (Source: WBRC)Police are investigating after two men shot at each other in the Ice House parking lot (Source: WBRC)
    Police are investigating after two men shot at each other in the Ice House parking lot (Source: WBRC)Police are investigating after two men shot at each other in the Ice House parking lot (Source: WBRC)

    Surveillance cameras captured someone opening fire at a gas station in Jasper. Police are looking for one of the people they said opened fire on Friday night, while the other is still in a hospital.  

    More >>

    Surveillance cameras captured someone opening fire at a gas station in Jasper. Police are looking for one of the people they said opened fire on Friday night, while the other is still in a hospital.  

    More >>
Powered by Frankly