RIPLEY, Miss. (WTVA) - Authorities have identified the person who died during an officer-involved shooting in Tippah County.
Tippah County Coroner Chris McCallister identified the man as Brian Elkins, 47.
According to Capt. Johnny Poulos of the Mississippi Highway Patrol, a chase started on the Benton County-Union County line and ended in Tippah County.
Troopers temporarily shut down a section of Highway 15 following the incident. A wrecker was seen hauling a damaged SUV south on the highway.
Very little information is being released about the shooting.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is involved in the case.