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Brookhaven (MS) Police Department
440 Highway 51 S
Brookhaven, MS 39601
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Patrolman James White and Corporal Zach Moak 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 Patrolman White and Corporal Moak 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. Patrolman White is the 43rd law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the third officer fatality from the state of Mississippi in 2018.