Mississippi police officer shot and killed, manhunt underway for suspected gunman

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Investigators are searching for a gunman after a police officer was shot and killed Sunday night in Biloxi, Mississippi.

It happened Sunday night around 10:30 p.m at the main headquarters for the Biloxi Police Department.

Investigators say the suspect approached the officer, who was in uniform and sitting in the parking lot. The suspect then fired at the officer multiple times and then walked away.

The officer was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

The suspect has been described as a man with a thin build, between 5’7 to 5’10. He was last seen wearing a red beanie, black shirt, navy shorts, and high-top shoes. If you have any information, call 911.

The department also released images of the suspect:

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