Suspect in Jackson County carjacking identified, charged

A suspect involved in a carjacking that led to a pursuit through Jackson County has been identified and charged.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said 32-year-old Nathan Thomas Cook of Hancock County was arrested and taken to the Jackson County jail.

Cook is charged with armed robbery, armed carjacking, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, kidnapping and fleeing arrest.

He allegedly carjacked an elderly couple on Wednesday afternoon. A pursuit began by Jackson County deputies and Cook stopped at a home in Latimer, where shots were fired. He was taken into custody there.

Cook is being held without bond.

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