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Deputy coroner indicted

Rankin Co. Deputy Coroner indicted on drug charges

A very overcast Wednesday afternoon with some thundershowers possibly on the way in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Rankin County Deputy Coroner Scott Leavitt turned himself into authorities this morning in connection with the illegal transfer of narcotics.

Plus, Jackson Police are investigating an officer involved shooting on I-55 SSouth Frontage Road leaving a man hospitalized with two bullet wounds.

And, stories of struggle and passion filled the room at Tougaloo College as civil rights leaders work to inspire younger generations to carry the torch.

In sports, a look at a girls basketball standout graduating from Lanier High School.

Light rain and 75 degrees in the metro, but thunderstorms are active in some areas. Don't miss your full First Alert Forecast.

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