Corinth Officer’s Gun Used To Shoot Him In Chest And Shoulder

A Corinth, Mississippi police officer, is recovering after being shot twice early Wednesday morning.

Officer Kevin Parker, Jr. was responding to a prowler call on Bell School Road when he was shot around 4:40 a.m. 

A man ran in front of his car, charged the officer and was able to get his hand on the officer’s gun during a struggle and turn it on him.

 

Officer Parker, who was able to keep hold of the gun, was shot once in the chest and once in the shoulder.

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The suspect got away and is currently pursued by the Oxford PD, Mississippi Bureau of Investigations and the U.S. Marshals Service.

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