Man killed after firing shotgun at police, civilian in Lauderdale Co.

Man killed after firing shotgun at police, civilian in Lauderdale Co.
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LAUDERDALE CO., Miss. (WTOK) - Lauderdale County sheriff’s deputies were involved in a shooting late Tuesday night.

Sheriff Billy Sollie says it happened around 11:15 p.m. on Richardson Road near Collinsville.

The sheriff says a woman called 911 about a man tearing up her house and shooting a shotgun at her.

Sollie says when deputies arrived, 48-year-old Keith Brunelle came out of the residence and shot at deputies with a shotgun, hitting a patrol car.

Deputies returned fire, striking and killing Brunelle. None of the deputies were injured.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation’s is handling the review of the case.

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