Suspect Dead, Officer Injured After Standoff in Brookhaven

Brookhaven, Miss. (WJTV) – According to Department of Public Safety spokesperson, Warren Strain, the standoff between Brookhaven Police and a suspect is over.

Authorities said the suspect is dead. Details on how the suspect died have not been released.

The standoff happened at the Brookhaven Apartments on Union Street.

According to Strain, one officer was injured in the standoff with the suspect. Details on how the officer was injured have not been released. However, the officer is expected to recover.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol Swat Team assisted the Brookhaven Police Department with the situation.

At this time, the suspect’s identity has not been released.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation will investigate.




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