UPDATED 3:45- Two Deputies Shot in Lowndes County

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) — Two Lowndes County deputies are in surgery for gunshot wounds at BMHGT after being shot just after one fifteen at a home on Drake Circle. Veteran deputies Larry Swearingen and Clint Simms were both wounded in the shooting. Simms suffered a gunshot wound to the stomach while Swearingen was wounded in the thigh. The unidentified shooter is in custody. Lowndes County and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation are in charge of the investigation. Details on why the deputies were at the home have not been released at this time. WCBI will have the latest on this developing story tonight at 5 and 6

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