May 3, 2023

Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in George County

Therese Apel

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting involving George County Sheriff’s Department that occurred around 5 a.m. in George County.

Authorities say the shooting took place near a residence on Jordan Road.

A release from MBI says deputies from the George County Sheriff’s Department were attempting to serve a warrant to a subject for making terroristic threats when the subject presented a weapon toward the deputies. 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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