Monroe County

Officer-involved shooting in Monroe County under investigation

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting involving the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office that occurred on April 29.

Deputies with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service regarding a disturbance.

Deputies encountered the subject who presented a knife at the deputies at the scene. The deputies then discharged their firearms striking the subject, who has been transported to a local hospital. The deputies did not receive any serious physical injury.

MBI is currently assessing this critical incident and gathering evidence.

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