JPD investigating attempted armed robbery at Red Roof Inn on Larson Street

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JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) Jackson Police are investigating a shooting at a hotel on Larson Street.

JPD Commander Tyree Jones says at approximately 3:15am an unknown suspect armed with a gun allegedly forced himself into a room at the Red Roof Inn with the intent to rob those inside.  A man and woman were in the room.  Police sayt the woman got a handgun and fired several shots at the suspect.  The suspect then dropped his weapon and fled the scene.  It is not known if the suspect fired any shots.

Commander Jones says that male victim was accidentally hit several times by the female victim.  The man was last listen in stable condition.

There is no description of the suspect at this time as police continue to investigate.


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