Officers shoot domestic violence suspect

September 30, 2013 9:33:06 AM



SOUTHAVEN -- Southaven police officers shot and critically wounded an armed suspect early Sunday morning. 


Lt. Mark Little of the Southaven Police Department tells The Commercial Appeal police got a call about a domestic violence incident at the Southpark Apartments at 5 a.m. When the officers arrived, the man pulled out a handgun and pointed it at a woman. 


Little says that's when the officers opened fire, striking the man. 


The unidentified man was taken to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis in critical condition.