Coroner identifies man who died in officer-involved shooting in Vancleave

A man who died in an officer-involved shooting on Friday.

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said deputies responded to a shots fired call at Brad-AI Drive in Vancleave about 5 p.m. Friday. When they got there, deputies met by an armed man who pointed a gun at the deputies. The deputies fired and the man died on scene.

Jackson County Coroner Bruce Lynd Jr. said the man was identified as Richard Quave Jr., 49. The man was at his residence when the shooting occurred.

Lynd said there was more than one gunshot wound. An autopsy will be performed Tuesday.

Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is leading the investigation.

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