A Greenville Police Officer has died after being killed in a shootout on Tuesday night on Highway 1 and Highway 82.
A male victim was also shot in the head during the incident and a female was shot in the foot. The suspect was also shot and has been airlifted to Jackson.
“I have learned of an officer-involved shooting that occurred this afternoon near Reed and Rebecca Streets in Greenville,” said Greenville Mayor Errick D. Simmons. “Several people were injured by gunshots, including an investigator with the Greenville Police Department who has unfortunately passed away as a result of the incident. Greenville Chief of Police Marcus Turner, Sr. and I have visited with the family of the deceased officer, and we asked on behalf of the family for your continued prayers, condolences, and support during this very difficult time.”
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