Local law enforcement officials investigate the scene of a shooting late Saturday, May 9, 2015, in Hattiesburg. Miss., that left two Hattiesburg...


HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A law enforcement spokesman says two police officers have been fatally shot following a traffic stop in the southern Mississippi city of Hattiesburg and that two suspects fled and are believed armed and dangerous.

Warren Strain, a spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, said one officer stopped a 2000 Gold Cadillac Escalade in an industrial corridor about 8:30 p.m. CDT Saturday, a second officer arrived to assist him and shots were fired.

Strain says both officers died of their injuries at a hospital. He told The Associated Press that two brothers are being sought as suspects, 26-year-old Curtis Banks and 29-year-old Marvin Banks. He says they fled and are being sought