LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Laurel citizens have their police chief in their thoughts tonight.
WDAM has learned Police Chief Tyrone Stewart has been hospitalized and is in critical condition.
This information comes from a post made on the City of Laurel’s Facebook page. The post says Stewart’s hospitalization was announced with permission from his family.
“Please keep the Stewart family in your prayers as they deal with this situation,” the post reads.
The post does not go into detail about what kind of issues Stewart is facing but added his family is asking for privacy at this time.
More than 170 people have commented on the post, offering prayers and well-wishes, since it was made Sunday evening.