Man killed in Columbia shooting identified

Man killed in Columbia shooting identified

COLUMBIA, MS (WDAM) - Columbia police have identified the man killed in a Friday afternoon shooting.

Columbia Police Chief Michael Kelly identified the victim as Sean Mitchell of Columbia.

Officials said shots were fired in the area of Dale Street and Wilkes Avenue around 4 p.m. When officers arrived, Mitchell was found with a gunshot wound to the head.

Police said Mitchell was taken to Marion General Hospital and then transferred to Forrest General in Hattiesburg, where he later died from his injuries.

It is believed the shooting stemmed from a domestic incident, according to police.

We’re told police have a woman in custody who has been identified as a person of interest. Police said the woman is cooperating with investigators.

We are working to gather more details on this developing story.

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