Suspect shot by officer in Mississippi

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Rankin County, MISS (WJTV) – Law enforcement are currently investigating an officer-involved shooting in Rankin County.

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey says the shooting happened on Moncure Road near the city of Florence. 

The sheriff’s office says when deputies approached a wanted man, he refused to comply. Deputies say the suspect drew his weapon, forcing officers to fire on him. 

The suspect has been transported to a hospital in Jackson. 

In addition to the Rankin County Sheriff’s Department, Hinds County Sheriff’s Deputies also on the scene as well.  

This is a developing story. We will update you as more information becomes available.


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