Mississippi man who shot at deputies wounded by return fire

KILN, Miss. (AP) — A man who was wounded during a shootout with deputies in Mississippi was flown to a hospital on Monday night for his injuries, a sheriff's office confirmed.

Hancock County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a home in Kiln around 7 p.m. for a disturbance call, Chief Deputy Jeremy Skinner told news outlets.

As the deputies pulled into the man’s driveway, he began firing shots at law enforcement vehicles and deputies returned fire, Skinner said. The man suffered at least one gunshot wound and was flown on a helicopter to a hospital for treatment. His condition wasn't known Monday night, Skinner said.

No deputies were wounded in the shooting and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation will review the case. The office didn't immediately identify the suspect or deputies involved, and didn't comment on what led to the initial disturbance call.

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