Pearl police Capt. Brian McGairty says the incident occurred around 6 p.m. Friday at the Highlands Trailer Park.
McGairty says 42-year-old Mark Allan Bartlett was shot after police say he brandished a gun at an officer in a threatening way when police were called out to a domestic disturbance. Bartlett died at a local hospital.
None of the officers were injured.
The Rankin County Sheriff’s Department and Mississippi Bureau of Investigations are investigating the incident.
McGairty says the officer involved in the shooting is currently on administrative leave with pay. The officer has not been identified.