Man dies from injuries after officer-involved shooting in Biloxi
BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting last Saturday afternoon in Biloxi, according to authorities.
Harrison County Coroner Brian Switzer identified the man as 41-year-old Issac Bell III of Gloster, MS. Biloxi Police Capt. Milton Houseman said Bell was threatening people with a knife in the Edgewater Village parking lot.
Officers responded to the scene, but Bell began running. The incident eventually turned to a pursuit that continued in the City Heights at the Gulf Apartments.
At the apartment complex, a conflict occurred where police say a gun was discharged. The officer was taken to Merit Health Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, however, Bell succumbed to his injuries.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is now in charge of the case, according to Biloxi Police Chief John Miller.
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