Incident

12-26-2023 Mississippi Meridian 1-1

Location

December 26, 2023

East Mississippi Correctional
10641 US-80
Meridian, Mississippi

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Justin Whipps
  • Age: 30
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Co-worker
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Caboris McAfee
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer killed
  • Workplace shooting (disgruntled current or former employee)

Notes

altercation between two correctional officers

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 3
State Senate District: 33
State House District: 81