1 man dead, 1 person questioned in Laurel shooting

One man is dead and another person is being questioned by authorities tonight following a shooting at a Laurel residence this afternoon.  Police say the incident happened in front of a home at 135 Custom Avenue shortly after 3 o'clock.

They say the victim was a middle-aged black male who was found in front of the house and was pronounced dead at the scene.  Investigators say a person who was present at the shooting was taken in for questioning.

Neither the victim nor the person being questioned has been identified.

Police say an autopsy will be performed in Jackson tomorrow.