Brookhaven police looking for suspect who shot at officer

Published 5:57 pm Saturday, July 2, 2022

The Brookhaven Police Department is looking for a suspect who fired gunshots at a female officer Friday.

Essie Ray Brown Jr., 37, is wanted by law enforcement after allegedly shooting at the officer at 3:50 a.m. when the officer approached him behind Lipsey Middle School.

Brown is 5’7 and weighs 140 lbs. He has a cross tattooed between his eyes and several other tattoos. Brown is to be considered armed and dangerous.

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If anyone knows his whereabouts or any information on Brown, call Brookhaven Police Department at 601-833-2424 or your local Law Enforcement Agency.