Man wanted in Scott County in custody after leading police on high-speed chase

Man wanted in Scott County in custody after leading police on high-speed chase
A man wanted in Scott County, MS is now in custody after a police chase crosses into Jackson County, Alabama and eventually ends in Mobile near I-65. (Source: WKRG)

SCOTT COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - A man wanted in Scott County, MS is now in custody after leading Harrison County deputies on a high-speed chase that crossed state lines.

According to Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson, a Harrison County deputy saw the vehicle and the Scott County license plate and attempted to stop the vehicle, but the suspect fled eastbound on I-10. The police chase crossed into Jackson County, Alabama, and where it eventually ended near Mobile on I-65.

The suspect is wanted for shooting a man multiple times and kidnapping a woman. The victim who was shot is still alive but in critical condition, according to authorities.

Sheriff Peterson said he believes the suspect is wanted for charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and kidnapping.

Gulfport Police were also involved in the speed chase, according to WKRG.

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