Suspect arrested after fatal shooting in Tylertown - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Suspect arrested after fatal shooting in Tylertown

TYLERTOWN,MS (WDAM) -

Kendall Magee, 29, has been arrested without bond in connection to the Sunday morning shooting death of Tyriunce "ToTo" Lewis of Tylertown.

According to Walthall County Sheriff Duane Dillon, Magee allegedly shot Lewis with a 32 caliber handgun outside of the suspect's apartment in the Oak Hurst apartment complex in Tylertown. Lewis was airlifted to Forrest General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Family and friends said Lewis confronted Magee at his apartment after learning that his girlfriend still had contact with Magee, who is her ex boyfriend. Dillon said Lewis was shot in the head, but an autopsy will determine what killed him due to there being more than one wound.

Lewis is the father of four young children and the brother of Mississippi State University football player Jameon Lewis. He was in Starkville the night before his death watching his brother play in the season opener against Southern Miss.

Lewis' cousin said he will be remembered for his caring heart and giving spirit.

Magee will have his initial appearance as early as Tuesday morning.

Copyright 2014 WDAM. All rights reserved.

 

 

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • UPDATE: 2 in custody after body found in Lamar Co. freezer

    UPDATE: 2 in custody after body found in Lamar Co. freezer

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:01:43 GMT
    Lamar County Sheriff's deputies discovered a dead body in a Lamar County freezer on Tuesday. (Photo source: WDAM)Lamar County Sheriff's deputies discovered a dead body in a Lamar County freezer on Tuesday. (Photo source: WDAM)

    Lamar County Sheriff's deputies are investigating after a body was found in a freezer Tuesday. Sheriff Danny Rigel confirms two persons of interest have been taken into custody.

    More >>

    Lamar County Sheriff's deputies are investigating after a body was found in a freezer Tuesday. Sheriff Danny Rigel confirms two persons of interest have been taken into custody.

    More >>
  • Leake Co. man arrested after moonshine bust

    Leake Co. man arrested after moonshine bust

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:48:43 GMT
    Leake County man busted for moonshine gin; Source: WLBTLeake County man busted for moonshine gin; Source: WLBT

    A Leake County man was arrested on Tuesday after a moonshine still was found at his home. ABC agents and the Leake County Sheriff's Department responded to the home. 

    More >>

    A Leake County man was arrested on Tuesday after a moonshine still was found at his home. ABC agents and the Leake County Sheriff's Department responded to the home. 

    More >>
  • FIRST ALERT: Tropical development possible in the Gulf

    FIRST ALERT: Tropical development possible in the Gulf

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:38:43 GMT
    (Image source: WDAM First Alert Weather Team)(Image source: WDAM First Alert Weather Team)
    (Image source: WDAM First Alert Weather Team)(Image source: WDAM First Alert Weather Team)

    The National Hurricane Center is watching an area of unorganized thunderstorms in the western Caribbean for the possibility of forming into a tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico later this week.

    More >>

    The National Hurricane Center is watching an area of unorganized thunderstorms in the western Caribbean for the possibility of forming into a tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico later this week.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly