Man charged with illegal possession of firearm

Police charged a Columbus man with illegal possession of a firearm.

Posted: Feb. 7, 2018 1:32 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Police charged a Columbus man with illegal possession of a firearm. 

Jordan Jennings | Photo: Columbus PD

On February 3 sometime near 8:55 p.m., Columbus police received a report of a person opening a car door of an occupied vehicle on 2nd Street North near the Trotter Convention Center.  

Police say the complainant gave a description of the suspect to police, resulting in police scouring the area. 

Police contacted with a person at 6th Street South/College Street matching the description of the suspect. 

The suspect was identified as Jordan Jennings, 26. Police say he is a convicted felon and found to be in possession of a firearm. 

He was arrested and charged with the possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. 

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