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3 arrested after shootings of 2 Mississippi police officers

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A law enforcement official says three people

have been arrested and two of them have been charged with capital

murder in the fatal shootings of two Mississippi police officers

during a weekend traffic stop in Hattiesburg.

Warren Strain, a spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Public

Safety, tells The Associated Press that 29-year-old Marvin Banks and

22-year-old Joanie Calloway have each been charged with two counts

ofcapital murder, and Banks’ 26-year-old brother, Curtis Banks, has

been charged with two counts of accessory after thefact of capital

murder.

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Strain also says Marvin Banks also faced other charges.

He says officers arrested the three Hattiesburg residents at different

locations overnight without resistance following Saturday night’s

fatal shooting.

It wasn’t immediately known if those arrested had lawyers.

Credit: Associated Press

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Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

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