MBI investigating after officer-involved shooting in downtown Jackson

MBI investigating after officer involved shooting in downtown Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Amite and President streets in downtown Jackson were closed Wednesday evening due to an officer-involved shooting.

According to Roderick Holmes with the Jackson Police Department, the incident is now being investigated by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.

Madison and Jackson police, along with other agencies, responded to the incident.

It has been confirmed that the shooting does not involve any JPD officers.

Kevin Newman with Madison police released a statement Thursday, stating he is unable to provide any updates.

I cannot provide many details since the incident is being investigated by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. MPD officers were there (in the area of Amite and President Streets) attempting to execute a felony arrest warrant. During the attempted arrest officers discharged their service weapons. Any additional information will have to come from MBI.

This is a developing story.

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