Reports: Mississippi Highway Patrolman Shot and Killed on Friday

A Mississippi Highhway Patrolman was shot and killed on Friday according to various reports from the scene.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation responded to a crime scene on U.S. 61 North Friday.

According to the Natchez Democrat:

“The southbound lanes of U.S. 61 were closed just north of the Riverbend landfill in Jefferson County as investigators worked the scene.

Deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Adams County Sheriff’s Office and the Mississippi Highway Patrol were assisting. Adams County Coroner James Lee was also on the scene.”

Mississippi State Rep Nick Bain Tweeted the following:

More information about the incident is set to be released later Friday. This story will be updated.

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