Man who reportedly shot Mississippi trooper in custody, charged with attempted murder

Published 6:00 pm Thursday, May 4, 2023

The search for an ‘armed and dangerous’ man who shot a Mississippi Highway Patrol officer in the arm during a traffic stop is over.

Stanley Self Jr. has been arrested by the US Marshals at an apartment complex in Brandon, Mississippi, according to a Mississippi Bureau of Investigations.

Self has been charged with attempted murder and felon in possession of a firearm. Due to this being an ongoing investigation, more charges are anticipated, the news release said.

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MBI officials are currently assessing this critical incident and gathering evidence.

On May 2, MBI issued a Blue Alert after the officer-involved shooting. The trooper received non-life-threatening injuries, according to the MBI news release.

Upon completing the investigation, agents will share their findings with the Attorney General’s Office.