JACKSON, MS (WDAM) - Officials have released a photo of the off-duty state trooper that was killed in a Sunday morning shooting.
Trooper Kenneth Joshlin Smith, 32, was killed near the Tippah and Alcorn County line just after midnight, Sunday according to the Mississippi Department of Public Safety.
Thirty-eight year-old Rickie Dale Vick was injured in the shooting and was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The suspect was identified as 43-year-old Troy Anthony Eaton of Rienzi, Mississippi. Eaton surrendered to authorities Sunday morning.
According to authorities, Eaton is currently in the Tippah County Jail and charges are currently pending.