Covington Co. SD investigating death of male

Covington Co. SD investigating death of male

COVINGTON COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Around 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, the Covington County Sheriff's Department responded to the 50 block of Lookout Hill Lane in Collins to reports of shots fired.

According to Covington County Sheriff's Office undersheriff, Lane McLaurin, they are investigating the death of an unknown black male.

The name of the male has not been released as officials are waiting to notify next of kin. Authorities say the man suffered from a gunshot wound on an unspecified part of his body. The investigation is ongoing.

This story is developing.