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    Second Suspect Caught Over Killing of 2 Policemen in Hattiesburg - Reports

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    The second suspect has been detained by the Hattiesburg police in Mississippi over involvement in a fatal shooting of two police officers, local media reported Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The man, identified as Curtis Banks, was arrested less than two hours after the other suspect, Marvin Banks, was taken into custody earlier on Sunday, according to the WDAM television channel.

    Two policemen, aged 25 and 34, were confirmed dead after the shooting incident on Saturday evening.

    The suspects, both of whom have prior records as offenders, fled the scene in the vehicle of a killed officer, according to the channel.

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