According to witnesses on scene, Harmon tried to cross through a moving train and failed, then fired at the officer. The officer returned fire, striking the suspect. Harmon was transported from the scene by AAA Ambulance and taken to Forrest General Hospital where he later died from his injuries.
The officer, whose name is not being released, was not injured in the shooting.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and the Forrest-Perry County District Attorney’s office are handling the investigation.