15-year-old shot by game warden in Holmes County

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HOLMES COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – According to Holmes County Sheriff Willie March, a 15-year-old boy was shot by a game warden.

Leaders with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) said the shooting happened on Wednesday, November 18. Sheriff March said the shooting happened near Lexington, and the teen was taken to the hospital. A third person was detained and later released.

MBI Special Agents, assisted by the MBI Crime Scene Unit, are gathering evidence as part of this ongoing investigation and will share their findings with the local District Attorney’s office. MBI leaders said they do not identify the officers involved in these types of incidents.

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