Jackson Police Identify Officer Involved In fatal shooting incident
JACKSON, TN (WNBJ)-
The Jackson Police Department today identified the officer who shot and killed Marcus Mann at the Jackson-madison county general hospital on Saturday.
That officer is Ed McMullen a 25-year veteran of the department.
Officer McMullen is on administrative leave while the investigation into the shooting continues.
Jackson mayor Scott Conger took to social media asking that people stay calm:
"Our officer responded to a very dangerous situation that ultimately resulted in the use of lethal force. The TBI is working to determine the series of events that led to the shooting, and we should all be patient while this independent investigation takes place. I promise full transparency throughout this process.”
Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have not provided any details yet on their investigation into Saturday's deadly shooting at the hospital in Jackson.
39 news continues to follow the investigation into the death of 42-year-old Marcus Mann, and we will keep you updated on-air and online as more information becomes available.