COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) has been called in to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Lowndes County.
Sheriff Eddie Hawkins said deputies responded shortly after 1 p.m. to a disturbance on Granderson Drive, which is just south of the Columbus city limits.
As deputies arrived, the incident evolved into a shooting, the sheriff said.
No one was hit, but the unnamed suspect did receive injuries during an incident prior to deputies arriving. The sheriff did not elaborate on the prior incident.
The suspect is being treated at a local hospital.
MBI is usually called in to investigate any shooting involving law enforcement officers.