Law Enforcement Officer Dies in Standoff

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TISHOMINGO COUNTY, Miss – A Mississippi Department of Narcotics agent is dead and three others are wounded after a standoff in Tishomingo County.

The Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office was called to a domestic situation involving a woman and a 10-year-old child on Friday, February 19 around 5:15 p.m.

A standoff ensued and the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics were called in to assist.

Special teams entered the residence, the suspect Charles Lee Lambert, 45, and MBN Agent Lee Tartt, sustained life threatening injuries. Also, three state troopers were wounded.

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