Officer Involved in Shooting (UPDATED)

Heather Mathis

JACKSON Tenn.- WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News has uncovered new details in Tuesday's officer-involved shooting in east Jackson.

U.S. Marshals were trying to arrest a man described as a wanted violent fugitive, when a shooting broke out, Tuesday afternoon.

Officials said they confronted the man, Grady Carroll, 33, at Fuel City, off East Chester Street. He was wanted on warrants issued by the Jackson Police Department for drug and aggravated assault counts. Officers then chased Carroll to the corner of Peabody and East Chester Streets.

He was treated for non life-threatening injuries at a Memphis hospital after being shot during the confrontation.

"All I know is it's just getting too much. It's too overwhelming for this community as a whole," said on-looker Andrea Moore.

Officers said the woman with Carroll, his girlfriend, Vanessa Jones Price, 37, was also wanted on outstanding warrants from Jackson. She was also taken by ambulance to the hospital.

According to the Madison County Sheriff's Department, Price was booked on counts of filing a false report and for DUI by Allowing, or letting someone drive her car knowing the person was drunk. She was freed on $5,000 bond.

A task force officer was also injured during the confrontation. The two officers were identified as Madison County Sheriff's Deputies Nathaniel Shoate and Andy Smith. Both have been placed on administrative with pay while the TBI investigates the incident.


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