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Sontag (Lawrence County) MS, USA
Jul. 07, 1983
Sep. 29, 2018
Caucasian Male / 35 yrs. of age
Brookhaven Police Dept. - MS
440 Highway 51 S Brookhaven, MS
39601 USA (601)833-2424
Homicide - Gun
On The Job:
Bio: James White was born to James Darrell White and Laurie Maxwell White.
Officer White honorably served his country in the Army National Guard in Operation Enduring Iraq Freedom. He then became a police officer serving at the Brookhaven Police Department where he laid down his life for his community serving in the line of duty.
Fatal Incident Summary
Marquis Aaron Flowers :: Black
- 25 years old
Patrolman James White and Corporal Zach Moak were shot and killed in front of a home at 630 North Sixth Street while responding to reports of shots fired shortly before 5:00 am.
Both officers encountered a male subject in front of the home and exchanged shots. The subject and both officers were struck during the shooting. Patrolman White and Corporal Moak were both transported to King’s Daughters Medical Center where they succumbed to their wounds.
The subject was taken into custody and taken to a separate hospital. Two additional subjects were taken into custody as part of the investigation.