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Officer-involved shooting in Jackson

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting involving a Mississippi State Capitol Police Officer that occurred on Jan. 28.

At approximately 4 p.m. in the area of Porter Street and University Boulevard, Capitol Police attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle. The driver then led the officers on a brief pursuit before getting out of his vehicle on Winter Street.

The subject exited the vehicle with a weapon and the officers at the scene exchanged gunfire with the subject. The subject received injuries and was transported to a local hospital. The officers involved did not receive any serious physical injury.

The officers involved were wearing body cameras and the footage is being preserved. The investigation is ongoing and any information is subject to change.

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