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Pearl, MS police officer killed, two others wounded


Carnell Gaines Jr. was wanted for child molestation.

Officer Micheal J. Walter

A convicted sex offender opened fire on police in Pearl, MS. One police officer was killed. Two other officers were wounded, but are in good condition.

The murdered officer is Micheal J Walter who played for the Houston Astros from 1993-2000.

Carnell Gaines is a registered sex offender in Virginia. He was wanted for sexual battery of a minor in Mississippi. He died after police returned fire.