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One dead after officer-involved shooting in Amory

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An officer-involved shooting in Amory is under investigation.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is looking into an incident in which Amory police officers discharged their firearms at an unidentified subject who allegedly began shooting at authorities.

State officials were notified around 7 p.m. Wednesday that the gunfire had rang out on Tschudi Street. Officers reported that they were responding to a call for service regarding a subject firing a weapon.

Upon arrival, the subject is said to have begun firing the weapon at the officers. Police retaliated and struck the subject with fatal injuries. The officers involved did not receive any serious physical injury.

MBI is currently assessing the critical incident and gathering evidence. Agents will share their findings with the state Attorney General’s Office upon completing the investigation.

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