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Myiesha Stewart Shot & Killed Video & Pictures

Greenville Police Detective Myiesha Stewart was killed in the line of duty Tuesday night. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation said the suspect is being treated and is in the custody of law enforcement.

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of Detective Myiesha Stewart,” wrote Commissioner Sean Tindell on Facebook.

Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons said the shooting occurred Tuesday afternoon near Reed and Rebecca streets. The Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police identified the officer as Greenville Police Detective Myiesha Stewart.

Myiesha Stewart Death Video

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Several people were injured by gunshots, including Stewart, who died as a result.

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“I am truly saddened by the tragic loss of Detective Stewart. Please join me in prayer for her and her family, her friends and the entire Greenville Police Department,” Gov. Tate Reeves said in a statement. “Her bravery and selfless service to her community will be remembered. We are safer because of the tireless commitment of her and police officers around the state to keeping our families safe.”

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The mayor said flags have been lowered in honor of the fallen officer. The city said grief counseling and a spiritual support session was held Wednesday for all first responders.

“We feel the hurt of a 3-year-old son left without a mother. We feel the hurt of a mother and a father beside me here that have lost a daughter. We feel the hurt of a police department that have lost an officer. The family is hurt; our community is hurt,” Simmons said during a Wednesday news conference. “She was one who exhibited heart and courage. She was one who put fear aside to help someone else. And in her final act, she leaves a legacy of duty, honor, strength, courage and service.

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