Officer-involved shooting injures 1 in Perry County

Officer-involved shooting injures 1 in Perry County
SOURCE: WDAM
SOURCE: WDAM
SOURCE: WDAM

PERRY COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - One person was injured in an officer-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon in Perry County.

According to Perry County Sheriff Mitch Nobles, the incident happened on Morriston Road just across the Forrest County line and involved a suspect that was wanted by authorities.

Nobles added that the deputy was not injured and the suspect was transported by air ambulance to Forrest General Hospital with injuries.

The suspect is listed in critical condition, according to Nobles. 

Nobles said that the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has been called to handle the scene.