Southaven officer hurt in Tuesday incident

At approximately 12:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, a Southaven Police Officer, assigned to the FBI Safe Streets Task Force North MS, was injured during an incident at Mallory and Rivergate Drive in the City of Memphis. 

The officer was transported to Region One Health, where he was treated and has been released. This is an active investigation which is being handled by the FBI.

The Southaven Police Department has been overwhelmed by support from our citizens and from our law enforcement partners during this event. We ask that you keep our injured officer and other officers that were involved in resolving this situation in your prayers.

Southaven Police Department news release

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