Authorities looking for former Mississippi police officer wanted in connection with Tuesday morning slaying

Published 9:33 am Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Authorities are reportedly searching for a former Mississippi police officer who they believe shot and killed a man Tuesday morning.

WAPT News in Jackson reports that officials are looking for Marcus Johnson, a former JPD officer who resigned from the agency in 2013.

Johnson is wanted in connection with a Tuesday morning shooting at Tapestry Northridge Apartments on Parkway Drive in North Jackson.

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Police report that Carlos Collins was shot and killed during the incident.

According to family members, Collins had filed several restraining orders against the Johnson. Collins was reportedly a registered nurse from Yazoo County.