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Two police officers are dead and a wounded suspect is in custody after a shootout early Saturday morning in a small Mississippi town.

Cpl. Zach Moak, 31, and Patrolman James White, 35, responded to a report of shots being fired about 5 a.m. The Mississippi Department of Public Safety said there was an exchange of gunfire between the officers and Marquis Aaron Flowers, 25.

The article goes on to state the following:

The officers died at a hospital. Flowers, who has been convicted of burglary and has a history of leading officers on high-speed chases, is still hospitalized.

Reuters further reports:

Flowers’ medical condition was not immediately known and it was not clear if he had an attorney. An investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

The Brookhaven police chief did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Twitter called on people to pray for “the family and loved ones of these fallen heroes.”

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