JPD: Standoff in South Jackson comes to peaceful end; suspect arrested

JACKSON, MS – A standoff in south Jackson, MS has ended.

Officers responded to a scene at Greenwood Avenue near Connor Avenue after an unidentified man barricaded himself inside a house. Jackson Police say the man is the suspect in a shooting that happened at an Exxon gas station on McDowell Road earlier in the day.

The victim in that shooting was treated for non-life threatening injuries and according to Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance, both the suspect and the victim lived in the same house.

Chief Vance also says the suspect has been arrested and will be charged with aggravated assault.


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