Reports: Mississippi sheriff’s deputy shot, circumstances unclear, scene still active

Published 9:38 am Thursday, September 5, 2019

Jackson media reported a Madison County Sheriff’s Office deputy was shot Thursday morning.

The Clarion Ledger newspaper reported that a spokesman for the Madison Police Department confirmed the shooting.

WLBT-TV reported a heavy law enforcement presence was seen on Highway 16 in Canton near the Canton Country Club.

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The TV station reported the deputy was shot in the arm and was taken away from the scene for treatment.

Details of the shooting were not imemdiately clear.