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Suspect shot to end hostage situation in Grenada

A suspect is dead after what was described as a hostage situation ended at a Walgreens store in Grenada on Sunday. 

Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) officials were called in to investigate the incident that took place about 5 p.m. Sunday afternoon at the Walgreens on Sunset Drive in Grenada.  

Members of  the Mississippi Highway Patrol SWAT Team were called to the location to assist with this critical incident. The involved subject received fatal injuries. There were no other serious physical injuries reported to any other individuals at the scene.  

No other details were immediately available.  

MBI is currently assessing this critical incident and gathering evidence. Upon completing the  investigation, agents will share their findings with the Attorney General’s Office. 

Bob Bakken

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