Mississippi officials: Suspect killed in early morning officer-involved shooting

Published 5:56 am Wednesday, May 3, 2023

One person is dead in an early morning officer-involved shooting with Mississippi deputies.

Officials from the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) report that an investigation has been launched into an officer-involved shooting involving the George County Sheriff’s Department.

The incident occurred on May 3, 2023, at approximately 5:00 a.m. near a residence on Jordan Road in George County, Mississippi.

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Deputies from George County Sheriff’s Department were attempting to serve a warrant to a subject for making terroristic threats when the subject presented a weapon toward the deputies.

No officer was injured, and the subject did receive fatal injuries.

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