Manhunt Underway After Mississippi Officer Fatally Shot Outside Police Headquarters

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BILOXI, Mississippi — A manhunt is underway for a suspect after a Biloxi police officer was fatally shot outside police headquarters late Sunday night.

Officials said the shooting occurred outside the Lopez Quave Public Safety Center on Porter Avenue around 10:30 p.m., according to WLOX-TV.

Investigators said the suspect approached the on duty, uniformed police officer in the public safety center’s parking lot before he shot him multiple times then fled the scene.

The wounded officer was rushed to Merit Health where he was pronounced dead after efforts to save him proved unsuccessful.

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