HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Officials have confirmed that two Hattiesburg police officers were shot and killed downtown on Saturday evening.The two officers that were killed were identified as Benjamin J. Deen, 34, and Liquori Tate, 25. According to the Forrest County Coroner, their bodies will be transported to Jackson for autopsy.
Three suspects have been charged in connection with the fatal shootings.
Marvin Banks, 29, has been charged with two counts of capital murder, one count of grand theft auto and one count of felon in possession of a firearm.
Joanie Calloway, 22, has been charged with two counts of capital murder, and Curtis Banks, 26, has been charged with two counts of accessory after the fact of capital murder.