Emergency Operations Manager John Kilpatrick confirmed there is an active shooter situation unfolding on Highway 13 in Mendenhall near Region 8. The Simpson County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for Joaquin Stevens Blackwell . Blackwell was involved in the shooting leaving one officer injured. Blackwell is considered to be armed and dangerous . Any information on his location should be reported to the Simpson County Sheriff's Office.
This is an ongoing investigation, and this story will be updated as more information becomes available.