Derek Johnson (4125)

2/24/2008: Two Flowood Police officers are on administrative leave with pay following a deadly confrontation with a mentally-ill man Sunday night. Officials with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation are looking into the officers' response. Several people at the Woods of Flowood apartment complex called police when they say Derek Johnson, 32, was running around the complex screaming. When police got there, they say Johnson was naked and had some type of knife or box cutter in his hand. They say Johnson lunged at them, and one of the officers fired.

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