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Seeking Suspect in Murder of Mississippi Police Officer

Law enforcement authorities are seeking public assistance with locating an unidentified male suspect who is wanted in connection with the shootings of two Tupelo (Mississippi) Police Department officers on December 23, 2013. The shootings resulted in the death of one officer and the critical wounding of the other officer. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information in the case.

Dec 27, 2013 10:00 PM


Seeking Suspect in Murder of Mississippi Police Officer


Update on December 29, 2013: The suspect has been shot and killed in Phoenix.

Law enforcement authorities are seeking public assistance with locating an unidentified male suspect who is wanted in connection with the shootings of two Tupelo (Mississippi) Police Department officers on December 23, 2013. The shootings resulted in the death of one officer and the critical wounding of the other officer.

The suspect is also wanted for the December 23 attempted robbery of a bank in Atlanta, Georgia, and the robbery of a Tupelo bank. 

The suspect is described as approximately 5'8" to 6'0" tall with a slender build. The suspect was wearing a facemask, a shirt or jacket with an "Aztec" pattern, khaki pants, and tennis shoes similar to the Converse brand.

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of the individual responsible for these violent crimes.

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