VANCLEAVE, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that happened in Vancleave on Friday, October 28.
The Sun Herald reported Jackson County deputies were responding to a shots fired call around 5:00 p.m. near Brad-AI Drive when the incident happened.
Sheriff Mike Ezell said the responding deputies were met by an armed man who was pointing a gun at them. The deputies fired and the man died at the scene.
According to the newspaper, this is the second officer-involved shooting that involved the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department this month.
MBI is investigating the shooting and will share their findings with the Attorney General’s Office.