**UPDATED 9:45 a.m.** Per Leake County Sheriff’s Office, “this situation has been resolved”.
The deputy who was shot is in stable condition.
The escaped inmate, Dylan Arrington, was discovered in a residence on Conway Road this morning– Wednesday, April 26, 2023.
Upon being discovered, Arrington shot a Leake County Deputy in the leg. The deputy was driven to the hospital in Carthage and was later airlifted to a hospital in Jackson.
We will update you here with more information as it becomes available.