Stand-off with law enforcement in Cedar Bluff Comm., one deputy injured

CLAY COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A Clay County deputy was injured in a shooting and a stand-off followed with law enforcement in the Cedar Bluff community.

Law enforcement blocked off traffic at Highway 46 and Gates Road, where the shooting took place Thursday.

Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott tells us a deputy was shot while trying to remove someone to safety from the home. He called them the victim in this case.

The bullet grazed the deputy’s head. He is being taken to a Tupelo hospital for treatment.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol SWAT team was called to the scene.

Tommy Gandy was inside the home and has been taken into custody.

Gandy was involved in a similar standoff with law enforcement right here on Highway 46 back in 2013.