2 Miss. deputies shot after domestic call, pursuit

Gunfire erupted after the pursuit ended with the suspect crashing his vehicle


By PoliceOne Staff

CANTON, Miss. – Two deputies were shot Thursday after responding to a domestic call, leaving one of them fighting for their life.

According to The Clarion Ledger, LEOs responded to the call of a possible hostage situation Thursday morning at a home. Upon arrival, the suspect exited the home and fled in a vehicle.

Gunfire erupted after the ensuing pursuit ended with the suspect crashing his vehicle. Two deputies and the suspect were hit. One deputy was shot in the head and airlifted to a hospital. The deputy was in critical condition and needed multiple surgeries, according to the report.

The suspect was also taken to a hospital.

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