At the request of 24th District Attorney General Matt Stowe, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday evening, December 2nd, in Parsons. Preliminary information indicates that as members of the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force were attempting to take an individual into custody, for reasons still under investigation, shots were fired by the Deputy Marshals. The incident occurred in the 100 block of Gilbert Street. No one was struck by the gunfire. The individual, identified as Anthony Phoenix, has been…
For complete coverage, see the December 4th edition of The Lexington Progress.