MBI investigating deadly officer-involved shooting in Jackson County


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting that happened in Jackson County.

Warren Strain of the Department of Public Safety said the shooting happened Monday morning. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department asked MBI to investigate the incident.

Strain said the person’s body has been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. State crime scene technicians are on the scene collecting evidence.

The investigation is ongoing.

WJTV will update this story as soon as more details become available.

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