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MBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Desoto County



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From the Department of Public Safety:

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting involving the Desoto County Sheriff’s Department that occurred on August 30th, 2023, at a residence on Clark Avenue in Southaven, Mississippi.

MBI received notification at approximately 6:40 a.m. of this critical incident. Deputies with the SWAT Team were attempting to execute an arrest warrant at the residence when the subject pointed a weapon in the direction of the deputies. The involved subject received fatal injuries. The deputies involved did not receive any serious physical injuries during this incident.

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.

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