Mississippi News

Officer-involved shooting in Simpson County

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting involving the Simpson County Sheriff’s Department that occurred on Sept. 7 at the Quick Stop gas station on Highway 49 in Simpson County.

MBI received notification at approximately 12 noon of this incident. Deputies were responding to a call for service when the involved subject presented a gun at the deputies. The involved subject received fatal injuries. The deputies involved did not receive any serious physical injuries.

MBI is currently assessing this critical incident and gathering evidence. Upon completing the investigation, agents will share their findings with the Attorney General’s Office.

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