Man accused of carjacking outside Mississippi Walmart in custody after leading officers on chase

Published 6:44 am Friday, December 3, 2021

A man accused of carjacking a woman at a Mississippi Walmart is now in custody.

The accused carjacker was arrested after he led police on a chase through Jackson, Clinton and Byram Thursday night.

Police were able to stop the man’s vehicle with spikes near Tank Road in Terry.

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David Tyler, 30, was allegedly in possession of a 9mm handgun when he was arrested.

Police reported to Jackson news sources that the chase was related to a carjacking earlier in the day outside the Clinton Walmart.

Tyler is being held in police custody for felony fleeing, aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and felon with a firearm.

He is expected to be transferred to federal custody.