Gregory Jackson Killed by Moss Point Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
3600 Davis Street
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers were dispatched to a home for a welfare check. They were reportedly unable to make contact with anyone at that time, but were dispatched to the same address an hour later. When officers arrived, they reportedly heard gunshots and were allegedly charged by Jackson, who was allegedly wielding a knife. The officers fired their weapons after Jackson allegedly did not heed warnings to drop his weapon.

Agency: Moss Point Police Department

Motive: Welfare check

Confrontation Type: Mental Health/Welfare Check

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Gregory Jackson

Death Date: October 21, 2020

County: Jackson

Geography: Undetermined

Gender: Male

Age: 45

Race: Black

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6249

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