Shooting involving officer at Jackson hotel leaves 2 dead


JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jackson police are investigating a shooting at a hotel that left two people dead.
A police officer was involved in the gunfire early morning at the Olive Tree Hotel near Interstate 55, media outlets reported.
Officers called to the hotel found one victim dead of a gunshot wound, police said. He was identified as Josh Casaus.
Police say the suspect in that shooting — Dishawn Sanders — began firing at officers. An officer returned fire, killing Sanders, police said.
Police said they did not immediately determine a motive for the killing of Casaus, and few other details were released.


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