Jones declined to identify the officer involved or their affiliate agency. He said the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations was called in to assist with the investigation.
Those injured in the shooting
“appear to be stable
,” the sheriff said in a post on Facebook
After the shooting, at least two people were detained for questioning, Jones gesê.
Officers located at least one vehicle, two rifles and at least one pistol they believe are related to the shooting.
“Op hierdie oomblik, we do not know what the motive is or exactly what happened,” Jones gesê, noting the investigation is ongoing.
“We will find out exactly what happened. We will find out who’s all involved, and they should be held accountable and responsible for this very reckless incident,” Jones gesê.
The Mississippi Mudbug Festival began Wednesday and is slated to run through Sunday
, Volgens the Jackson Convention
& Visitors Bureau
. The festival features live entertainment along with crawfish cooking and eating contests and amusement rides
This was the second year the event was held by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
, the department’s webwerf verklaar
It’s unclear whether the festival will be open Sunday, Jones gesê.
CNN has reached out to the Mississippi Fairgrounds and Mississippi’s Department of Agriculture & Handel.