Man drives himself to hospital after being shot; 1 wanted

James Butler (Photo: JPD)

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — A man is in the hospital after being shot at a gas station Tuesday afternoon.

According to JPD Commander Tyree Jones, the person was shot at the Shell gas station on Northside Drive. We’re told he drove himself to the hospital after the shooting.

Now police are looking for 40-year-old James Butler in connection with the crime. Police said Butler is wanted for strong armed robbery and aggravated assault. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

Butler was last seen on foot armed with a gun.

Police said at last check, the victim was in stable condition.

Officers are still investigating. Anyone with information about the case  should contact JPD.

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