UPDATE: Fugitive spotted in Ocean Springs now in custody
UPDATE: Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers tells us Aaron Jarvis is now in custody. They want to thank the public for the many tips they received in the case.
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (WLOX) - A man wanted in Kentucky for shooting a man and stealing a vehicle was spotted this week in Ocean Springs. But Aaron Michael Jarvis, Sr. is still at large and officials say he should be considered armed and dangerous.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department says Jarvis was involved in a felony pursuit on Saturday, January 28, 2023. He abandoned a stolen vehicle and fled on foot in the area of Front Beach in Ocean Springs.
He was last seen along Hwy 90 in Ocean Springs on Wednesday, February 1.
Jarvis is wanted by police in Louisville, KY for 1st Degree Assault. Investigators there say he shot the victim and then stole a vehicle to get away.
The 45-year-old is 6-feet tall, weighs about 210 lbs, and has brown hair and blue eyes. Jarvis is also known to blend in to homeless communities.
If you’ve seen Jarvis or have any information that could help investigators, call Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.
Want more WLOX news in your inbox? Click here to subscribe to our newsletter.
Copyright 2023 WLOX. All rights reserved.