HATTIESBURG, MS Jan 25 2012 - The Forrest County Sheriff’s department made an arrest in connection to a shooting of a Camp Shelby military police officer Friday, January 20th.
Tiffany Wright, the wife of the MP, was arrested in Lamar county at an apartment complex Monday evening and charged with domestic assault.
The military police officer was shot during a security check on the post Friday night. Camp Shelby officials say the MP, who was wearing a ballistic vest, was making a routine security check at the north gate around midnight when he was shot.
They say the vest stopped the bullet and saved his life. He was taken to Forrest General Hospital for a precautionary evaluation and was released
Police did not disclose what prompted the shooting or what led them to the arrest of the wife.