Man who shot himself during traffic stop identified, dies

Man who shot himself during traffic stop identified, dies
Source: WDAM

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The man who shot himself during a Wednesday traffic stop in Hattiesburg died Saturday.

The man has been identified as Jevon Tyrone, 22, of New Orleans.

According to officials, Hattiesburg police were conducting a traffic stop on a small SUV when Tyrone suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Per Forrest County Coroner, no autopsy will be done on Tyrone. The cause of death was the self-inflicted gunshot wound.