Jackson County deputy shoots at suspects after chase; 1 in hospital, 1 in custody

Carl Young, Jr. (Photo: Jackson County Sheriff's Department)

UPDATE: 12/01/2016 9:03am WJTV is investigating after the woman identified as a suspect in this case may have used the identity of another woman when questioned by police.

Catrick Tasha Moye-Howell is accused of using Kendra Nelson’s name.

WJTV will provide more information as soon as it is available.


UPDATE: D’IBERVILLE, Miss. (WJTV) — Law enforcement officers have released more information about a deputy-involved shooting that happened in Jackson County.

One person is in jail, and another person is in the hospital after a high-speed chase.

Deputies said 31-year-old Kendra Lafargue Nelson is in the hospital after being shot twice by a deputy. We’re told that 31-year-old Carl Daniel Young, Jr. was driving a ruck on I-10 when deputies tried to conduct a traffic stop.

Sheriff Mike Ezell said Young did not stop, and a high-speed chase started. Young got off on Lamey Bridge Road and hit a guard rail. He also hit a D’Iberville police cruiser. Shots were fired at Young’s vehicle, but he kept going.

Authorities said he hit another vehicle that was carrying three people near Big Ridge and Lamey Bridge roads. The suspects then went on Bachman Road, got out of the vehicle, and then took off on foot.

Law enforcement officers fired shots at the two people who were running on foot. Young is charged with felony fleeing and for being in possession of a stolen vehicle. He will also be charged with other offenses.

Charges are pending against Nelson.

The driver of the car that Young hit was taken to the hospital, the sheriff said. The other two people in the car declined medical treatment.

Sheriff Ezell said the deputies who fired shots are on administrative leave. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is over the investigation.

D’IBERVILLE, Miss. (AP) – State authorities will investigate after a Mississippi deputy shot the driver of a stolen truck following a high-speed chase.

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell tells local news outlets the shooting happened Monday night.

Ezell says a high-speed chase that began on Interstate 10 in Jackson County ended in D’Iberville. D’Iberville Police Chief Wayne Payne says after crashing into several vehicles including of a police car, the pickup stopped and that’s when shots were fired by the deputy.

Payne says the pickup driver and the driver of one of the cars he hit were taken to a local hospital. Their conditions were unknown Tuesday morning.

Police haven’t released the name of the person shot or the name of the deputy.

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