JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – A man was arrested for firing shots at the FBI office in Jackson.
The incident happened on Thursday, October 5. Jackson Police Chief Joseph Wade said officers responded to the location twice before locating the suspect.
The man, who was identified as 26-year-old Mickel Williamson, was arrested without incident. Investigators said a witness told police that Williamson came to the location and requested to speak to an agent, fired shots and fled the scene. He returned to the location and was arrested by Jackson police.
Wade called the incident “very disturbing” and said officers don’t know why Williamson fired shots at the building.
Williamson was charged with shooting in city limits, convicted felon in possession of a firearm and obliterating the serial number of a firearm.