Fatal officer-involved shooting in Vancleave under investigation by MBI

A Jackson County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a Vancleave man late Friday afternoon.

Sheriff Mike Ezell says around 5:00 deputies responded to a shots fired call at Brad-AI Drive in Vancleave. When they got there, the sheriff says they were met by an armed man who pointed a gun at the deputies. The deputies fired and the man died on scene.

The sheriff says the case has been turned over to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and the district attorney’s office. All further questions should be addressed to MBI.

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