Former police officer charged with murder after shooting in Pike Co.

Former police officer charged with murder after shooting in Pike Co.
Gregory Robinson; Source: Pike Co. SO

PIKE COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A former Summit police officer was charged with murder after a shooting in Pike County Sunday night.

According to the Pike County Sheriff, Kenny Cotton, Gregory Robinson of Magnolia was charged with the murder of 52-year-old Renee Jones of Magnolia.

The shooting happened early Sunday morning at Robinson’s home on Progress Road.

Chief Cotton says that the victim had a gunshot wound to the head.

Robinson was not employed by a police department at the time of the shooting.

In 2003, Robinson was indicted following his alleged involvement in a prostitution ring with teenage girls.

Robinson is being held in the Pike County jail without bond.

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