Deputies: Man charged with manslaughter after shooting in Jones Co.

Deputies: Man charged with manslaughter after shooting in Jones Co.

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A man has been charged with manslaughter after a shooting that occurred Saturday in Jones County.

According to the Jones County Sheriff's Department, Michael Scoggins, 27, has been taken into custody after a shooting on Charlie Green Road.

Deputies said they responded to a dispatch around 3:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon regarding threats being made.

When they arrived on the scene, they found an adult male shot several times.

He was pronounced dead by the Jones County Coroner.

The victim has not yet been identified.

Scoggins will make his initial court appearance Sunday, March 11.