Ten minste 1 dead and five injured after gunfire breaks out at a Jackson, Mississippi, fees

One person was dead and five others were hurt after gunfire erupted at a festival in Jackson, Mississippi, Saterdag nag, polisie gesê.

The person who died may have been shot by an officer afterthere was an exchange of gunfire between at least 2 aan 3 individuals in and around a vehicleat the Mississippi Mudbug Festival, Hinds County Sheriff Tyree Jones said.
Several law enforcement officers from different agencies were working the event and responded when shots were fired around 10 nm., het die balju gesê.
      We believe one of the law enforcement personnel discharged his weapon, and we believe at this particular time that the victim that is deceased is possibly due to the officer-involved shooting,” Jones said during a news conference.
        We believe that individual that is deceased was actively involved in the incident that was reported regarding the gunfire and regarding the several shots that were fired,” hy het bygevoeg.
          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 shootingappear 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.

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