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Brookhaven (MS) Police Department
440 Highway 51 S
Brookhaven, MS 39601
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Corporal Zach Moak and Patrolman James White were shot and killed as they responded to a shots fired call in front of a residence. Both officers encountered a male suspect in front of a home and an exchange of gunfire ensued. Both Corporal Moak and Patrolman White were struck by gunfire and were transported to the hospital where they succumbed to their wounds. The suspect was also wounded in the exchange of gunfire. Corporal Moak is the 42nd law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the second officer fatality from the state of Mississippi in 2018.