Mississippi Officer Shot in Head Investigating Robbery

Corporal Derrick Couch was shot while investigating a robbery at Corner Grocery in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) – Authorities in northwest Mississippi say an officer is in critical condition after being shot in the head while investigating a robbery across the street from a police station.

Nursing supervisor Vivian Crawford said Sunday that Derrick Couch is in critical condition at Regional One Health in Memphis.

Mayor Bill Luckett tells WMC-TV (http://bit.ly/20TnatX) that Cpl. Couch was found on the street outside a convenience store that had been robbed late Saturday by two masked men. The report said the store is across from a police station.

WREG-TV (http://bit.ly/1TgYJR4) reports that police have released a video of two possible suspects, including one with a noticeable limp.

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