Shooting Injures Sheriff

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A shooting in Neshoba County Tuesday afternoon has left Jessie Culberson, 65, dead and Sheriff Glen Waddell and Deputy Brad Stewart slightly wounded by gunfire.

Waddell was hit in the hand and Stewart in the nose. Both were treated and released.

The incident happened along Highway 15 in the Stallo community around 4:00 p.m. Tuesday.

The officers were responding to a call of someone shooting in the area.

Last July, Culberson had allegedly attacked Waddell and a deputy with a baseball bat.