CATEGORY: Crime

AUTHOR: GIBSON

@sc: CORINTH - A Corinth man was shot Thursday as a state narcotics officer tried to arrest him in a south Corinth neighborhood.

The incident occurred Thursday afternoon on Crater Street during the arrest attempt, according to law enforcement officials investigating the case.

The man, a suspect in a drug investigation, suffered a scalp wound and was treated and released.

The incident is being investigated by the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and Alcorn County Sheriff's Department.

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