Yalobusha Deputy Injured, Man Killed In Shootout


YALOBUSHA COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – One man is dead and a Yalobusha County deputy is injured after a shootout early Friday morning.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation says the shooting happened off Highway 100, east of Water Valley.

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Investigators say that a Yalobusha County deputies was investigating another crime and came across the suspect on a four-wheeler when he was shot.

The suspect then got into a vehicle and attempted to drive away. Other deputies on scene started shooting at the vehicle.

The unidentified suspect got out of the car and shot at deputies and they returned fire. He died at the scene.

A woman in the vehicle was shot and later taken to a Memphis hospital.

MBI is continuing to investigate the shooting.