BREAKING: Officer involved shooting in Jackson leaves one dead


JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS)  – We just confirmed one person is dead after an officer-involved encounter in Jackson.

At 2:42 this morning, a 911 call was received regarding a domestic disturbance on Warwick Court in Southridge Park housing complex.

A female caller indicated a male acquaintance was outside banging on her door and would not leave.

The man was believed to have a hand gun.

Officers were in the area within minutes and saw the suspect running throughout the complex.

After exchanging gunfire, the suspect was struck by a bullet and later died.

The suspect is identified as a 29-year-old Jackson man. His name has not been released.

We will update this story as we learn more.

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There is a heavy police presence at East Franklin and South Cooper Streets in Jackson.

We don’t have too many details at this time but the Jackson County Sheriff said we can expert to learn more later this morning.

Michigan State Police along with the Jackson Sheriff’s Dept. and the Jackson City Police are all on scene.

J-DOT has also been on scene since around 4AM helping officers stay warm in the cold conditions.

Stay with 6 for updates.

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