Wednesday, October 4, 2017

JPD officer shot.

JPD issued the following press release.

JPD is currently investigating an officer involved shooting that took place at approximately 12:15am in the 4200 block of I-55N. Officers were patrolling the area when they observed a suspicious male individual behind the Select 10 Motel, who immediately fled after seeing police.

Officers subsequently located this individual who then produced a weapon and fired shots at officers when confronted. This led to a foot pursuit of the suspect who made it to the roof of the motel where shots were again fired. An officer was stuck at that time by the suspect as officers returned fire.

The suspect was later apprehended after discarding the weapon. Officers were able to recover the suspect's firearm following a search of the grounds.

The wounded officer suffered what appeared to be a graze wound to the left arm but is doing well. He was taken to an area hospital as precaution.

The suspect, identified as 40 year old, Alton Johnson, was arrested and is being charged with at least one count of Aggravated Assault on Police Officer. Additional charges could be forthcoming.

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Anonymous said...

This is a well-known trouble spot among JPD. When I worked for the city, I circled around the back to respond to a complaint and noticed that it was not dissimilar to a Scarface movie or Grand Theft Auto video game. It's owned and managed by some sketchy Indian guys.

Anonymous said...

You think he will be out on bail by the weekend ?
Or maybe he's already out on bail !

Anonymous said...

They need to bulldoze that strip of crack motels.

Anonymous said...

Fry his ass.

Anonymous said...

Your hotels in Jackson receive HUD vouchers. That is why foreigners own them, minorities occupy them and Caucasians look the other way. To get into the country, foreigners who are already here will offer an investment into the hotels for $500,000 per person in their family. It is a way to expedite the citizenship process and flood the market with hotel owners. This system began after Katrina with the displaced federally subsidized population of New Orleans which is why the current crime issue IS an issue in Jackson.....we got their criminals.

Anonymous said...

Thank God the officer was not hurt worse.

Anonymous said...

Indian nationals have been extensive owners/operators of motels in U.S. for a lot longer than was Katrina.

Anonymous said...

Hopefully Judge Shamsiddeen will get this case because this suspect could face additional risks due to the nature of his alleged offense. He needs to be protected until he can defend his case.

Anonymous said...

@ October 4, 2017 @ 9:20AM, thank you for explaining this thoroughly! I hate to say this, but any motel they are allowed to buy, I’m certain to never spend any money nor time there, as they do foster and breed crime and criminal activity in already vulnerable communities. The fact that these are HUD vouchers, these properties makes even more sense on how easily they are to be purchased by these foreigners and can be used as a ticket to citizenship.

Anonymous said...

@9:20 Thank you for your half ass and incorrect explanation of the EB-5 program.

Anonymous said...

Nice narrative about post-Katrina HUD funds going haywire. Might be some truth to it but between gas stations and hotels in this country, it turns out Christopher Columbus actually DID discover the western portion of India.

Anonymous said...

To 2:27 and 2:23....whether you like it or not, it's the truth. Can you explain why Indians own the crack infested and crime ridden hotels and not legitimate business owners or am i being as you would say...racist? We didn't have anywhere near these problems before Karina came through......just think, the new hotel at Eastover is also student housing for JSU!!!

Anonymous said...

Matter of fact, did you ever notice school busses stopping to pick up children at motels?

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