Mississippi Police Officers Were Killed: In Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, two police officers were shot and murdered early on Wednesday, according to authorities.
In a tweet from his verified account, Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves named the deceased officers Branden Estorffe and Steven Robin.
“I am heartboken by this terrible loss of two brave law enforcement officers. I am praying for their family, friends, their fellow officers, and the entire Bay St. Louis community,” Reeves wrote. “Mississippians will never forget the sacrifice of these heroes.”
According to a press release from the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, the two officers responded to a plea for assistance at Motel 6 on Highway 90. When the officers approached the suspect, she opened fire on them both before turning the weapon on herself.
One of the officers passed away there, while the other, who had been transported to the hospital, eventually passed away. Follow Newswatchlist.com for more information. You can also leave your thoughts in the comment section, and don’t forget to bookmark our website.