Choctaw Police officer wounded, tribal member killed - - Jackson, MS

Choctaw Police officer stabbed, tribal member shot and killed

NESHOBA COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Not much information is being released about an incident that ended with a wounded Choctaw Police officer and the death of a tribal member.

Officer Eric Billy, Sr. with the Choctaw Police Department responded to a call for help, Tuesday, August 12 in the Pearl River Community.

Billy was stabbed and the suspect, Jordan Willis, was shot and killed.

Billy was transported to the hospital where he had surgery, and is currently in recovery.

An FBI team responded last night at the request of Choctaw Law Enforcement since the incident resulted in a death and involved an officer who was in the line of duty.

We'll be working to get more details, and we'll bring them to you as soon as possible.

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