Officer-involved shooting on busy Mississippi highway under investigation

Published 7:00 am Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Mississippi authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting on Goodman Road near Interstate 55 in Horn Lake.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation confirmed the shooting in a news release Wednesday morning.

Memphis news sources report that police were on the scene on the busy highway in the Southaven, Horn Lake area in North Mississippi. A large portion of Goodman Road was blocked off.

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The shooting reportedly happened after 1 a.m. Wednesday in front of several fast food restaurants on the busy highway.

Witnesses told our photographer on the scene that this started as a police chase that ended on Goodman Road.

A witness told WREG in Memphis that the incident happened after a police chase that ended with the shooting.

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