Deadly officer-involved shooting at gas station on Northside Drive in Jackson


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police confirmed an officer-involved shooting happened at a gas station.

The shooting happened at the Shell gas station on Northside Drive near I-55 Tuesday afternoon around 4:00. Officer Sam Brown said the suspect, 28-year-old Solomon Jamison, tried to rob the gas station and fired shots inside of the business.

When officers arrived, Jamison allegedly fired shots at them, and the officers returned fire.

Jamison was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) by AMR. He died from his injuries at the hospital, according to Brown.

No officers were injured during the shooting, and the investigation is ongoing at this time.

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