Thursday, May 10, 2018

Tale of the tape: JPD shootout

JPD issued the following statements yesterday:

(1)Jackson Police responded to a shooting involving an officer that occurred in the 900 block of Cooper Road at the Valero.

Shortly after 1:00am this morning, an officer encounter the driver and passenger of a white SUV in the lot of the location.  Following that encounter, shots were fired, from both the suspects and the officer. 

One suspect was critically injured and transported to a local hospital. The second was taken into custody at the scene. The officer did not suffer any serious injuries during the incident. 

The current condition of the suspect is not yet unknown. The identities of both suspects have not been released. 

This investigation is being conducted by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation who later arrived at the scene. 

Store surveillance captured the incident as it unfolded and is still in the process of being reviewed. 
(2) Jackson Police have learned that the suspect injured this morning has died.  He is identified as 30-year-old, Elliot Reed. 

The second suspect involved is identified as 26-year-old, Chauncy Reed.  Chauncy Reed was arrested and has been charged with Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer and Capital Murder. 

This investigation is being conducted by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations. Any inquiries should be directed to the Mississippi Department of Public Safety Communications Chief, Warren Strain. 

(3) Contact made by the officer with the individuals in the white SUV at the Valero was result of a traffic stop.
Meanwhile, the family is questioning Reed's death.  

Buuuuuuuuuuuuuut......... WJTV got it's mitts on the security camera video and well, it shows a different story than what is claimed by the family.


Anonymous said...

Good for JPD, this happens frequently in Jackson and alot of it isn't reported.

Thank God the officer's ok and the POS is dead. It won't be a deterrent but, at least one's down..

Consequences boys, consequences..

Anonymous said...

The "family", or "community leaders" always question these situations. They never believe the truth, facts or any accurate findings. It always results in lawsuits and the same ol' line:

1) He was a good boy, just getting his life on track.
2) Future rap artist (last weeks murder)
3) The police killed him because he's black.

Lawsuit filed in 3,2,1.....
Shots fired at funeral in 3,2,1

If shot by "whitey"

Burn city down in 3,2,1

Anonymous said...

WJTV had the store surveillance video posted last night. While it was grainy and covered with WJTV's logo, it was obvious that the police officer was under fire before he fired his weapon. It looks to be a justified shoot. Is anyone surprised that the victims family is saying what a good person he was and that he would never shoot at a policeman? Well, the video proves them wrong! I'm glad you are okay officer but I hate to think what the scum bag shooters family is saying about you. When will mamas and cousins stop defending the illegal of the street urchins?

Flake Geldman said...

No doubt Donner, Minka and the others intent on cementing Jackson's lawless reputation have already fingered the officer as being at fault.

Anonymous said...

Ole cuz looks like a perfect character witness. We should just take his word and believe him that his lil cousin wouldn't do that.

Anonymous said...

His "cousin" is wearing a Black Gangster Disciples hat during the interview. Doesn't lend much credibility.

Anonymous said...

Is it just me or is Jackson quickly approaching the state having to step in to get things under control.

Anonymous said...

I'm certain he wanted to buy his momma a house. That exonerates him completely.

Anonymous said...

Too bad, but play stupid games and win stupid prizes. BTW, is it just me or does anyone else feel the mayor and city council are squabbling over the zoo move and threatening to release officers' names while the city has become a graveyard?

Anonymous said...

The officer deserves a commendation for valor.

The city council and mayor likely view him as an Uncle Tom.

Jackson is lost. It is run by animals and street trash.

Anonymous said...

Dropping like flies. Watching Jackson news is like the first 48 nowadays

Anonymous said...

Officer attacked by perp. Other perp pulls gun and points at officer. Officer uses training and instinct to notice gun pointed at him and busts a cap in other perp. Good work officer! Stupid decision by perp.

Anonymous said...

Eff'g sewer in Jackson!!! These turds in SUVs that prowl around after midnight!! So proud of the cop willing to challenge them!! Too bad he couldn't drop all 2 or 3 of them!!

Anonymous said...

Don't disagree with any of the previous comments, but let's not forget the others that fail in this incodent. Yes, Mayor and City Council fiddle while Jackson burns. Yes, Donner etal will probably demand feds send someone down to 'independently' investigate this out of control police force shooting down innocent young rising stars.

But WLBT ought to be castigated, and ashamed for their so called reporting of the incident with nothing but how good a kid he was and how he would never ever do anything bad crap, while competitor JTV actually does a little digging and reports real NEWS - facts, documentation of what happened, not just the 'let's stir up the community' crap.

WLBT should turn in its license if their report is what they present as news. Howard, (I know you read this blog) you ought to apologize on air for your report, after seeing what competitor JTV aired.

News? Obviously not at LBT. All that was aired on that station was b/s that was easy to get and raised their audiences wrongly placed anger.

Anonymous said...

The sad fact is that in human families of children who behave badly in society, are indeed often seen as " good kids" at home. That is because the parents have been either physically or psychological controlling ( sometimes brutally so) at home or the parents are either emotionally or physically absent.

" Good " kids, actually " act out" where they feel most safe and at home is where " most safe" should be. Good parents are there to make sure that acceptable behavior is learned in those moments.

There really are a small percentage babies who are born "bad" and among the few who seem so, it turns out that they were left in a crib or play pen or confined seating with no real nurturing( see studies of children adopted from Romanian orphanages) .

Not all females in our species are born with maternal instincts. ( research of births where mothers do not make contact with the child ). And even the ones who are maternal, run a risk in turning their babies over to the care of strangers who don't have a bond with that child. If the caretaker is not focused on interacting with the baby but is watching soaps or cleaning your house, your baby isn't being nurtured and human babies need human contact beyond being fed and a diaper change.

Parenting used to be instinctive, then observation and increasing medical knowledge was thrown in as well a elementary research via clinical observation and samples. Now we are in the computer age and the age of neuroscience.

If you want to raise " good kids" who are also even smarter and happier and more confident and self-aware than you are and if you want to reduce the " woes" bad humans inflict on society, a good place to start is by learning about human development and successful parenting from those who have spent their lives researching how humans develop and behave.

We really are mammals , you know. And, you should know enough about , oh , dogs or horses, to know that how they are bred and how they are trained matters. Even those mammals are individually different in some ways. Dogs, however, can't help themselves or control their environment as well as we could if our egos allowed it.

Anonymous said...

11:08: My father was absent most of the time and beat me regularly whilst growing up. As far as I know, I haven’t pointed a firearm at ANYONE, much less a cop.

I’ll let you know when I decide to “act out”. Perhaps I will over the oatmeal consistency at the retirement home.

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