Suspect wanted after state trooper was shot in Bolivar County

BOLIVAR COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A manhunt is underway in the Mississippi Delta after a state trooper was shot Tuesday morning.

Stanley Self JrLaw enforcement is searching for 24-year-old Stanley Self Jr.

The shooting happened on Highway 61, near Mound Bayou, in Bolivar County at about 7:05 a.m.

Self is considered armed and dangerous.

He is 5 feet, 9 inches tall, and weighs about 165 pounds.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation said the trooper was shot in the arm.

We are told a high-speed chase started the incident.

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