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The Latest: Aunt says passed officer ‘dedicated,’ ‘good man’

IUKA, Mississippi — The Latest on a deadlock in northeastern Mississippi that finished with gunfire that killed a think and a law coercion agent, and a wounding of 3 others (all times local).

12:25 p.m.

Authorities contend a gunfight that left a Mississippi law coercion representative passed and 3 state troopers harmed followed a six-hour standoff, during that a male holed adult in his home with his mother and 10-year-old daughter.

Department of Public Safety orator Warren Strain says a lady and child were rescued, though a male was killed after he non-stop glow as tactical teams entered a home in farming northeastern Mississippi.

The occurrence began Friday dusk with a domestic brawl call and finished in gunfire someday around midnight. Multiple military agencies remained on a stage Saturday afternoon during a one-story residence in frugally populated woods in Tishomingo County.

Killed were 44-tear-old Mississippi narcotics representative James Lee Tartt and suspected gunman Charles Lee Lambert, who was 45.


11:15 a.m.

The aunt of a law coercion officer shot and killed in northwest Mississippi says he wanted to “make a universe a improved place.”

Julia Criss Tartt, of Grenada, Mississippi,. says James Lee Tartt was dedicated to his pursuit and battling a region’s drug problems.

Tartt was an officer with a Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. He was shot and killed early Saturday when a SWAT group he was partial of forcibly entered a residence after an hourslong deadlock with a proprietor inside.

Authorities contend a proprietor non-stop glow on a team, murdering Tartt and wounding 3 other officers.

Tartt’s aunt says when family members found out he was killed, a initial suspicion was that they had “…lost a good man.”


10 a.m.

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is job on his state’s residents to urge for a family of a state narcotics representative killed when a deadlock during a Tishomingo County home finished in gunfire.

Tishomingo Coroner Mack Wilemon says 44-year-old James Lee Tartt of Grenada was partial of a SWAT group that was forcibly entering a home where a domestic brawl had resulted in an hourslong standoff. The male believed to have dismissed during military — 45-year-old Charles Lee Lambert of Iuka — also was killed.

Both group had mixed gunshot wounds. Autopsies were planned.

The sharpened happened early Saturday. Of a 3 other law coercion officials who were wounded, dual had injuries that were not life-threatening.


9:25 a.m.

A coroner in Mississippi has identified a law coercion representative and a suspected gunman who were killed when a deadlock in a northeastern partial of a state finished in gunfire.

James Lee Tartt of Grenada, a 44-year-old Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Agent, was killed. Also killed was a male pronounced to have shot during military officers: 45-year-old Charles Lee Lambert of Iuka (eye-YOU’-kah).

The sharpened happened around 12:30 a.m. Saturday in farming Tishomingo County. Coroner Mack Wilemon says it followed an hour-long deadlock that grown as a outcome of some kind of domestic dispute. Members of a state SWAT group had been called to a scene.

Three other law coercion agents were harmed — dual with wounds that were not life threatening.


8:30 a.m.

Law coercion authorities contend one officer is passed and 3 are hospitalized with gunshot wounds after a deadlock in northeastern Mississippi.

Department of Public Safety orator Warren Strain says a deadlock finished in gunfire early Saturday during a home nearby a city of Iuka, Mississippi.

Strain says a male who shot during officers is also dead. The wounds of dual of a officers are not life-threatening.

A lady and a lady inside a residence are alive.

The state’s SWAT group was called to a stage Friday dusk by internal authorities to respond to a standoff.

Strain declined to brand a officers and a suspect. He also did not brand a group for whom a defunct officer worked.

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