Police officer hurt, suspect killed in shooting

COFFEEVILLE (AP) – Authorities say a Coffeeville police officer has been wounded and another man killed in a shootout over the weekend.

WMC-TV reports that the Officer Kurt Savage underwent surgery at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn.

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety says the officer was alone in responding to a domestic violence call about 10:30 p.m. Sunday. Investigators say a man at the address, David Long, pulled a handgun and fired at the officer. Savage was shot four times, and his return fire killed Long, who was in a wheelchair.

DPS says the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is helping Coffeeville police conduct interviews about what happened.

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