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McComb Police file more charges in fatal shooting

(The following information comes from the McComb Police Department.)

McComb Police Department have filed additional charges against Willie Wilkinson Jr. in relation to their investigation of a shooting that occurred on August 5, 2015, in the 200 block of McComb St. in McComb, MS. The charges include Possession of a Stolen Firearm where a firearm was reported Stolen from within the City of McComb reported on August 4, 2015. William Hughes, victim of stolen firearm was not able to provide information on any suspects or identification of the firearm at the time of the report. Detectives discovered that the weapon Willie Wilkinson Jr was in possession of on the night of August 5, 2015 in fact was stolen from William Hughes’ home prior to shooting.  Wilkinson is also being charged with Second Degree Murder, Wilkinson is currently being held at Pike County Detention Center. Judge Danny Smith stated that the arraignment date for these additional charges will be Monday August 10, 2015. Bond has been set in the amount of $1,090,000.00 for all charges. The incident is still under investigation and no further information can be provided at this time.

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