April 9, 2023

Lincoln County deputy fatally shoots man who approached his vehicle with a weapon

Therese Apel

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on April 9th, 2023, at approximately 10:30 a.m. near the intersection of Horseshoe Road and MS 550.

A Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy was parked on the side of MS 550 when a subject approached
his vehicle with a weapon in his hand. The subject did receive fatal injuries and no officers were injured.

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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