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Officer-involved shooting in Meridian

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting involving the Meridian Police Department that occurred on Thursday, Feb. 1. 

An officer from the Meridian Police Department was escorting a subject to a court hearing when  the subject secured a weapon and shot the officer. A second Meridian police officer discharged his firearm, striking the subject. The officer and subject received non-life-threatening injuries and were  transported to local hospitals. This information is preliminary and subject to change. 

WTOK Television also reported on the shooting. CLICK HERE for the report.  

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