JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Jackson police are on the scene of a hostage situation on the city's south side.
Police Chief Lee Vance tells local media outlets 11 or 12 people were in the rooming house at the time that the hostage situation began about 5 a.m. Thursday.
Vance say police have rescued at least six people that were in the home.
No injuries have been reported.
Vance says police have identified the suspect, but are not yet releasing that information.