The Jones County Sheriff’s Department has taken Dillon Ferguson, age 30, into custody following his release from Forrest General Hospital on Tuesday where he was treated for gunshot wounds during a gun battle with law enforcement officers.
Ferguson is accused of shooting JCSD Reserve Deputy Joey Davis during a civil disturbance incident at a residence on Riley Johnson Road on Wednesday, November 23, 2022. He barricaded himself inside of a residence and fired multiple times on JCSD SWAT team members, deputies, investigators, and other law enforcement officers on the scene.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating the incident. A determination on Ferguson’s initial appearance in court is expected to be made soon. He is charged with Aggravated Assault Manifest Extreme Indifference To Life.