UPDATE: Jackson Police spokesman Sam Brown said the woman was taken to a mental hospital for evaluation. The gun she had, police said, was a toy gun.
No officers were injured in the situation either, police said.
UPDATE: Therese Apel is on the scene at the Super 8 in Jackson where a woman was NOT shot by a JPD officer.
Christopher Fields and WLBT report that a woman was shot by Jackson police officers amid what was described as a standoff this afternoon.
The woman was outside Super 8 on I-55 Frontage Road between County Line Road and Adkins Boulevard.
WLBT crews heard officers yell at her to put the gun down.
After a brief standoff, officers fired their guns, hitting the woman in the lower body.
JPD spokesman Sam Brown has yet to release any information on the shooting.