Bond set at $600,000 for suspect in officer-involved shooting


MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The suspect in an officer-involved shooting that happened in downtown Jackson on Wednesday appeared at the Madison Municipal Court on Thursday.

According to Kevin Newman with the Madison Police Department, Ledrick Simmons received a $100,000 bond for the charge of promoting prostitution. He also received a $500,000 bond for felony fleeing. The total bond is $600,000.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation said four Madison Police officers were involved in the shooting. Newman said the officers were trying to serve a felony arrest warrant, and they discharged their service weapons during the attempted arrest.

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