MBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Clarksdale

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COAHOMA COUNTY, Miss. — Mississippi state authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Tuesday in Clarksdale.

The shooting happened shortly after 4 p.m. at the intersection of MLK and Bolivar Avenue.

The Coahoma County Sheriff’s Office said they were conducting a traffic stop with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics.

One person was hurt in the shooting, and was taken to a hospital by ambulance, the sheriff’s office said. That person’s condition is not known.

Authorities have not released the identity of the person who was shot.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation took over the investigation into the officer-involved shooting.

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