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Fatal shooting investigated in Mt. Olive

One man is dead and another man is being questioned after a shooting in Covington County earlier this evening.  Details are incomplete at this hour, but Covington County Sheriff Ben Ford tells us a 65-year-old man was shot to death at a residence in the 100 block of Leonard Road in Mt. Olive.

The shooting happened around 5 o'clock.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sheriff Ford says a 58-year-old man is being questioned.

He also says the shooting apparently happened during an argument.

 

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