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Picture released of officer involved in deadly shooting

Source: City of Tupelo/WTVA Source: City of Tupelo/WTVA
TUPELO, MS (WTVA) -

For the first time since a deadly shooting in late June, the city of Tupelo has released a photo of the officer involved in the incident.

According to WTVA in Tupelo, the photo shows Officer Tyler Cook in the back of an ambulance about one hour after Antwun Shumpert was shot and killed following a traffic stop.

In the photo, it appears Cook has multiple bruises, scratches on his nose and cheek, blood on his face and covered in mud.The officer is also connected to an oxygen tank.

The deadly shooting happened on June 18 when Shumpert was pulled over by Officer Cook.

Investigators said Shumpert ran away after he was stopped and was later found hiding under a house. When Cook approached him, police said Shumpert attacked the officer and his canine.

Shumpert was shot four times and later died in the hospital.

Cook was identified in a federal lawsuit filed Thursday by the family.

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