One Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting in Mount Pleasant


An individual was injured in an officer-involved shooting during a domestic disturbance call in Mount Plesant this past weekend.

At 10:04 PM on Saturday, officers of the Mount Pleasant Police Department and Henry County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a residence on Main Street where a male caller was being held at gunpoint.

When law enforcement arrived at the scene, they encountered a male calling for help from a bathroom window.

The man was able to exit the bathroom window. When trying to make contact with the subject, authorities say the subject brandished a weapon and an officer shot the subject in the right arm.

The incident remains under investigation. Authorities did not release the subject’s identity or the name of the officer who shot the subject.

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