Man shot by Mississippi deputy was suspect in human trafficking sting, investigators say
Published 9:32 pm Thursday, August 18, 2022
A human trafficking suspect was shot by a Mississippi sheriff’s deputy Thursday after investigators say the suspect tried to run over a deputy.
DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office deputies say Darielle Devonte Sparks, 26, of Marion, Arkansas, was shot Thursday afternoon as deputies were working a human trafficking sting operation.
He was taken to a local hospital for treatment, deputies said. Sparks was expected to survive the shooting, deputies said.
Upon release from the hospital, deputies said, Sparks will be charged with aggravated assault with a weapon. Additional charges are like, deputies said.