Man Killed in Gautier Shootout

A shootout in Gautier last night leaves one man dead.
Gautier police tell News 25 that 37-year-old Mickey Sweatt was shot and killed by Gautier officers near his home on Home of Grace Drive. According to Gautier Police Public Information Officer Matt Hoggatt, around 7 last night officers responded to the home where shots were being fired by Sweatt. There was an exchange of gunfire between authorities and Sweatt which ultimately resulted in his death.
The Gautier Police Department has now turned this case over to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations to sort out all of the details of the investigation.
Warren Strain with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations says no one else was injured in the gunfire.

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