May 16, 2023

MBI investigates officer-involved shooting in Meridian

Therese Apel

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officerinvolved shooting involving Meridian Police Department that occurred Tuesday at approximately 10:30 a.m. near Bonita Lakes Drive in Meridian.

Officers from Meridian Police Department were responding to a call of a subject barricaded inside a residence when the subject presented a weapon toward the officers. No officer was injured, and the subject did receive fatal injuries.

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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