KIX 92.1Oldies 98.397.9 The BeatQ-102Delta Country 105.7Star 101KIX 92.7WNIXWNLA AM 1380



Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating after an officer-involved shooting in Brandon.

BRANDON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) -The incident began Friday afternoon on Crossgates Drive in Brandon.

Brandon Assistant Police Chief Chris Butts said a man tried to break into a home and ran to another home across the street and barricaded himself in.

After a standoff of about 45 minutes, Butts says the man fired a shot at officers, who fired back and hit him in the leg. He was escorted by police to the hospital shortly after.

A SWAT team was called in to assist. Officers from Rankin County Sheriff’s Office, Brandon Police Department, Pearl Police Department and Pelahatchie Police Department also showed up to the scene.

Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is headed to the scene to lead the investigation

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *