A Jackson County (MS) Sheriff’s deputy was shot at after an alleged kidnapping in Mobile led to a chase on highway 90 in Pascagoula on Sunday Morning.
Around 3 a.m. a Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy was nearly hit after a driver in a tan SUV ran a red light.
When the deputy attempted to stop the vehicle to driver took off and the chase began.
Sheriff Mike Ezell said the deputy saw muzzle flashes and heard gun shots from both sides of the back passenger windows. The deputy also saw broken glass and shattered concrete hitting the front of his patrol car.
The suspect then started to throw items out of both sides of his car at the Pascagoula/Gautier city limits.
Gautier Police and Biloxi Police joined the chase, which ended in a casino parking lot.
The investigation revealed that a woman and her 16 year old son were kidnapped by Terell Johnson at gun point, who was in the car and made them run from the police.
According to the driver Johnson was the one shooting two guns at the deputy.
Two pistols believed to be the ones Johnson fired were found near the west river bridge on highway 90.
Johnson has been charged with aggravated assault on a police officer and is in the Adult Detention Center without bond.
Mobile Police have a hold on him on aggravated assault, robbery and kidnapping charges.