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Two deputies wounded during Wednesday night shooting

Two Desoto County deputies were shot Wednesday night during a shootout with a robbery suspect.

The Commercial Appeal reports that a deputy, a K-9 officer, hit in the chest during a shootout with a robbery suspect Wednesday night is expected to make a "full recovery," according to DeSoto County Sheriff Bill Rasco. A second officer was shot in the foot and is also expected to be fine.

The suspect was killed during the shootout.

The shooting happened while the deputies were confronting a robbery suspect at a grocery store behind Heartland Church on Stateline Road near Interstate 55 in Southaven about 9:30 p.m.

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