Police Officer Benjamin Deen and Police Officer Liqori Tate were shot and killed while making a traffic stop of a vehicle occupied by two brothers near the intersection of 4th Street and Gordon Street in downtown Hattiesburg.
Hattiesburg Police Department, Mississippi | End of Watch: Saturday, May 9, 2015. Police Officer Liqori Tate and Police Officer Benjamin Deen were shot and killed while making a traffic stop of a vehicle occupied by two brothers near the intersection of 4th Street and Gordon Street in downtown Hattiesburg. Both subjects stole one of the patrol cars before fleeing the area after shooting Officer Tate and Officer Deen. They were both apprehended later in the night.
R.I.P: Police Officer Kevin Toatley was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a vehicle driving in the wrong direction on the South Fulton Parkway, near Buffington Road, at approximately 12:30 am.
Police Officer Henry Nelson was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call where three women had been stabbed by a male subject at a home on Anna Street in Sunset. When Officer Nelson arrived the subject opened fire and fatally wounded him.
Police Officer Alexander Thalmann succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained three days earlier while conducting a subject stop near the intersection of Oak Street and Elm Street at approximately 11:45 pm.