Police: Mississippi officer fatally shoots armed person
Published 4:04 pm Sunday, January 22, 2023
A person was shot and killed by a police officer Sunday morning near Jackson.
The Clinton Police Department received a call about a suspicious person wearing a ski mask at an apartment complex around 9 a.m.
When police arrived the person “displayed a weapon towards an officer,” according to a press release from the Mississippi Department of Public Safety. The officer was not injured in the incident.
The fatal officer-involved shooting is under investigation by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.
Additional details and the identities of the officer and person were not immediately available.