Today (December 13, 2022) at approximately 7:30 a.m., Pike County MS Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the 1000 block of Hwy 48 East in Magnolia, in reference to a shooting. Deputies made contact with Emberly Patterson who had sustained gunshot wounds and later died from her injuries.
Deputies secured the perimeter and was able to locate the alleged suspect, Emmanuel Patterson, who had barricaded himself inside the residence. Pike County Sheriff’s Office deputies along with Mississippi Highway Patrol officers gained entry to the residence and arrested Emmanuel Patterson without incident.
The investigation is ongoing. Emmanuel Patterson was out on a $70,000.00 bond for an Attempted Murder that occurred in the city of Magnolia in 2021. No bond has been set at this time for the current incident.
All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
The Pike County Sheriff’s Office expressed their thanks to the McComb Police Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol, and Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics for their assistance.