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Suicide call results in officer-involved shooting in Natchez



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What began as a suicide call ended in an officer-involved shooting in Natchez early Monday morning.

According to The Natchez Democrat, the shooting took place just before 1 a.m. on Monday after officers responded to a suicide call in the 800 block of MLK Street.

Natchez Police Chief Joseph Daughtry states the victim was transported to Merit Health Natchez in unknown condition. No officer was injured.

Details surrounding the event have not been released at this time. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is leading the investigation into this incident.

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