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Police Investigating Officer Involved Shooting in East Jackson

By news@wbbjtv.com

JACKSON, Tenn. - Jackson police are investigating a shots fired call on East Chester Street.

Officials said a member of the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force was dragged by a suspect on whom he was trying to serve a warrant around 2:00 p.m. at the Fuel City at Cartmel and East Chester Streets.

Police have confirmed the suspect was shot and transported by EMS. The officer was also injured and taken to a local hospital. Police said his injuries were not from gunfire.

The names of the officer or suspect involved have yet to be released.

We will have more details as they become available.