Crews searching for possible jumper
Jackson County officials are canvassing the waters after reports of a man jumping off the Highway 63 Bridge in Escatawpa.
According to Moss Point Chief of Police Calvin Hutchins, a passerby called in claiming to see a black male wearing all black jump off of the bridge around three this afternoon. Currently, Jackson County Sheriff rescue crews are searching by water and helicopter. DMR is also on scene.
Sheriff Mike Ezell with Jackson County says there is a crane that casts a shadow over the water that could be what the witnesses saw, but authorities are treating it seriously.