Deputies shoot, kill suspect who was hiding, aimed guns at them

Published 10:35 pm Saturday, July 13, 2019

Mississippi sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a suspected shooter last week after the man reportedly aimed handguns at the deputies.

The Meridian Star reported that Neshoba County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting Wednesday and while investigating encountered a man who was hiding from them.

When they demanded the man raise his hands and come of hiding, he reportedly pointed two handguns at the deputies.

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The deputies shot and killed him. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is working the investigation because the matter involves an officer-involved shooting.