One man killed in North Mississippi gunfight

(WMC-TV) - A gunfight with police in North Mississippi ended with one man dead Sunday.

Investigators said there was some sort of high speed chase on Highway 45 near Tupelo before the shots rang out.

The coroner said the victim was a 40-year-old man from the Gulf Coast.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is expected to release the victim's name and details about the shooting later Monday.

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