Tag Archives: Mississippi

Cop shoots and kills man in Oktibbeha, Mississippi

“An officer-involved shooting Monday has left one man dead and an Oktibbeha County sheriff’s deputy in the hospital with stab wounds. Deputies were dispatched to the area of Cannon Road in Oktibbeha County at 5:47 p.m. Monday in response to reports of a man standing in the road and wielding a knife. When deputies responded […]

Video update – Witnesses say Gregory Martinez Hughes first accidentally shot himself before Tupelo police suddenly opened fire killing him

“However, not everybody agrees with that, including Hughes’ cousin Jermaine Brownlee. He said he saw what happened. “[Hughes] tried to put his gun up. By him trying to put his gun up, he shot himself in the leg. When the police heard the shot, the police got out of the car and ran around the […]

Gregory Martinez Hughes, 22 shot and killed by Mississippi cops in Tupelo

“Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Ray Hall said that after 9 a.m. Monday two officers arrived on the scene because shots had been fired. He said it is not known at this time what happened, but a suspect was fatally shot by an officer. A woman identifying herself as the dead person’s great aunt Janice Banks […]