Mississippi police searching for escaped suspect with handcuffs on and shoes off

Published 7:30 am Saturday, December 31, 2022

Mississippi police are on a manhunt for a suspect that fled officers with handcuffs still on and his shoes off.

Columbus police are looking for Mac Brandan Jonte’ Shields, who officers were placing under custody and putting in a police squad car to be detained when he fled officers.

Shields was suspected of having a stolen gun while investigating a vehicle accident on Lehmberg Road in Columbus.

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Shield escaped to the area of Ward Road.

Officials say Shields will be facing charges and anyone caught helping Sheilds evade officers will also face charges in the incident.