U.S. Marshal-involved Shooting Under Investigation in Millen

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MILLEN, Ga. (WJBF) – State and local law enforcement agencies are responding to an officer-involved shooting in Jenkins County involving a U.S. Marshal.

According to Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office, one person was airlifted to an Augusta-area hospital following the shooting in the Foggy Field neighborhood of Millen near the corner of Williams Avenue and Herndon Street.

Investigators state that the Millen Police Department and U.S. Marshals Service were in the area of Herndon Street and Williams Street searching for 29-year-old Larry Jackson who had active warrants for events that took place during a domestic dispute.

Two Deputy U.S. Marshals reportedly located Jackson near Herndon Street after a foot chase with Millen Police officers.

During the confrontation, one of the Deputy U.S. Marshals fired his weapon, striking Jackson.

Jackson was taken to Augusta University Medical Center where is in critical condition. 

No officers were injured during the incident.

The GBI is investigating.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for more information on this developing investigation.

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