- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

D’IBERVILLE, Miss. (AP) - The Latest on high-speed chase shooting in Mississippi (all times local):

10 a.m.

Mississippi authorities say the driver of a stolen pickup truck is in jail and two others are hospitalized following a high-speed chase and shooting that ended in D’Iberville.

The Jackson County Sheriff said in a news release Tuesday that 31-year-old Carl Young Jr, of Mobile, Alabama is jailed on charges of fleeing and felony possession of a stolen vehicle. His passenger, 31-year-old Kendra Nelson, of Loxley, Alabama, is in the intensive care unit of a Biloxi hospital after being shot twice by deputies.

Sheriff Mike Ezell says deputies tried to stop the truck on Interstate 10 Monday night, but the driver took off and a high-speed chase ensued. Deputies said the truck left the interstate, struck a metal guard rail and rammed a D’Iberville police car.

The truck also hit a civilian’s car, injuring one of the three people inside.

Deputies say Nelson and Young jumped out and tried to run away as shots were fired. It was unclear whether the couple fired shots at deputies.

The conditions of Nelson and the person injured in the other car have not been released.

Ezell says the deputies who fired the shots are on administrative leave while the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation conducts a full review.


7:06 a.m.

State authorities will investigate after a Mississippi deputy shot the driver of a stolen truck following a high-speed chase.

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell tells local news outlets the shooting happened Monday night.

Ezell says a high-speed chase that began on Interstate 10 in Jackson County ended in D’Iberville. D’Iberville Police Chief Wayne Payne says after crashing into several vehicles including of a police car, the pickup stopped and that’s when shots were fired by the deputy.

Payne says the pickup driver and the driver of one of the cars he hit were taken to a local hospital. Their conditions were unknown Tuesday morning.

Police haven’t released the name of the person shot or the name of the deputy.

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