RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A Rankin County man is dead after a deputy-involved shooting on Isobel Dean Street in Brandon. The incident happened Tuesday around 3:30 p.m. in Robinhood Subdivision.
According to Rankin County Sheriff Ryan Bailey, deputies were responding to a potential drug overdose. Moments after they arrived to the scene, the situation escalated resulting in the deputies having to use deadly force.
The suspect has not been identified at this time. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is now taking over the investigation.