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Mississippi Officer Shot in Head in February Now Recovering

March 10, 2016  | 

Corporal Derrick Couch (Photo: Clarksdale PD)
Corporal Derrick Couch (Photo: Clarksdale PD)

The family of Corporal Derrick Couch, a Clarksdale, MS, officer who was shot in the head in February, says Couch was taken off of life support on Tuesday and is recovering.

He is reportedly breathing on his own and even talking, WREG TV reports.

Police said Couch was severely injured after Leandrew Booker and Johnny Robinson robbed the Corner Grocery Store in Clarksdale.

Couch was shot in the head when he tried to apprehend Robinson.

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Retired Alabama P.O. @ 3/10/2016 6:33 PM

Prayers were answered. This is good news.

Corporal James Barth @ 3/11/2016 10:18 PM

Great news !! You're in my thoughts and prayers my brother for a full and speedy recovery and return to duty. God bless you.

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