The suspect was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center. His condition is unknown.

Byram Police Chief Luke Thompson told WLBT-TV that the incident occurred around 8:55 a.m. Sunday. He says the suspect attempted to flee in a foot chase before he got into his vehicle, rammed a police car and another car in the parking lot.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and Byram Police are investigating the incident.

Thompson says the officer fired several shots, hitting the suspect. The chase ended in front of a residence.

Police say an officer shot a man after receiving call about a shoplifter at a Walmart in western Mississippi.

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