Driver shot, killed by Horn Lake police after chase

Driver shot, killed by Horn Lake police after chase
Driver shot, killed by Horn Lake police after chase(WMCTV)
Published: Jul. 20, 2022 at 6:53 AM CDT
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HORN LAKE, Miss. (WLBT) - The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Wednesday, July 20.

The incident happened near Goodman Road in Horn Lake.

Horn Lake police tried to pull over the driver of a Jeep Cherokee on Hwy 302 near Mallard Creek around 1:30 a.m., according to WLBT’s sister station in Memphis.

Other officers deployed “stop sticks” to attempt to flatten the vehicle’s tires. The driver then kept going with four flat tires, police say.

After more pursuit, the officers were able to stop the vehicle using what they call a “Tactical Vehicle Intervention” maneuver on Goodman Road between I-55 and U.S. 51.

Police say the driver then pointed a revolver at one of the approaching officers.

The officers fired back, killing the driver.

MBI said it’s currently assessing this critical incident and gathering evidence.

After completing its investigation, the agency said it will share its findings with the Attorney General’s Office.

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