Suspect killed in standoff identified - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Suspect killed in standoff identified

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HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Hinds County coroner has confirmed the identity of a standoff suspect as 37-year-old Kenyatta Moorehead.

On Wednesday afternoon, officials say he came out of a closet armed with a shotgun, exchanged fire and was killed.

A U.S. Marshal’s Task force was serving a warrant on felony charges at the home on Midway Road prior to the standoff.

Shots were fired by the suspect, and gunfire was exchanged. The suspect then barricaded himself inside of the home.

More details coming soon.

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