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February 8, 2022

UPDATE: Suspect uninjured in officer-involved shooting during standoff outside Jackson Super 8

Mary Apel

Scene of officer involved shooting outside Super 8

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.

Original post:

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.

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