One injured in officer involved shooting - - Jackson, MS

One injured in officer involved shooting

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At 2:30 a.m., Jackson Police officers responded to Big Boyz on Jayne Avenue after a disturbance was reported. When officers got there, the suspect, identified as 40-year-old Dennis Green, began to throw beer bottles at one of the officers.

The officer’s service weapon was discharged, striking the victim multiple times.

The suspect was transported to UMMC for medical treatment. He is listed in stable condition.

JPD says the officer involved in the shooting was not injured.

Robbery/Homicide Detectives are currently conducting an investigation.

Police say the suspect will possibly face charges upon his release from the hospital. The officer will be placed on Administrative Leave with Pay during the course of the investigation and the findings will be presented to a Hinds County Grand Jury.

The name of the officer is not being disclosed at this time.

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