Jackson, MS – A Goodman, MS man has been taken into custody by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation in connection with a shooting that occurred on Interstate 55.
On Friday, January 15, 2021, at approximately 1:00 p.m., the Mississippi Highway Patrol and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation responded to a shooting incident which occurred on Interstate 55 in Yazoo County. Preliminary information revealed a subject traveling northbound in a blue Chevrolet Tahoe fired gunshots into the cab of a semi-truck also traveling northbound on Interstate 55. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured and proceeded to the shoulder of Interstate 55. The Chevrolet Tahoe continued north on Interstate 55.
On Saturday, January 16, 2021, agents with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation arrested Markea C. Simmons, 25, after developing information regarding the case. Simmons was transported to the Yazoo County Correctional Facility where he was charged with Attempted Murder and Drive by Shooting. He currently awaits his initial appearance.