Jackson firefighter shoots at attempted robber; suspect still on the run

Updated: Mar. 20, 2019 at 6:22 PM CDT
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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A possible attempted robbery resulted in an exchange of gunfire on Oakhill Dr. in Jackson Wednesday afternoon.

A JFD District Chief confirms that the victim was a Jackson firefighter.

Police say that shots were fired after the suspect tried to rob the firefighter.

The firefighter was not injured. It is unclear if the suspect was hit.

Police say the suspect left behind a vehicle when he ran away from the scene. Officers later learned that the car this stolen.

Investigators are still working to gather additional information as to the identity of the suspect.

This is a developing story.

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