Southaven officer recovers from gunshot wound Southaven officer recovering from gunshot wound By WMCActionNews5.com Staff | August 9, 2014 at 9:39 PM CDT - Updated July 20 at 11:32 PM (Source: WMC Action News 5) (WMC) - A Southaven police officer who was shot in the leg Friday night has been released from the hospital. Chief Tom Long said the officer was shot after pulling a driver over. He also noted that the suspect was involved in a possible drug case. Long says the officer was shot during a struggle with the suspect. The police officer is recovering at home. Meanwhile, the incident is being investigated. The names of the officer and the suspect have not yet been released. Copyright 2014 WMC Action News 5. All rights reserved.