Lamar County Sheriff’s Office investigating homicide

Rigel said a caller said about 15 people were standing outside watching a fight between two men when several shots were fired. A 22-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound and was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Lamar County Sheriff’s Office investigating homicide
The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide after a fight at an apartment complex turned into a shooting on Friday.

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide after a fight at an apartment complex turned into a shooting on Friday.

According to Sheriff Danny Rigel, deputies received a 911 call of a shooting in the parking lot of the apartments at 22 Shears Road. Rigel said a caller said about 15 people were standing outside watching a fight between two men when several shots were fired.

BREAKING: The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide. The incident happened last night in the 20...

Posted by Shakari Briggs WDAM on Saturday, March 30, 2019

A 22-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound and was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

If anyone has any information about the incident, contact the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office at 601-794-8610 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-7867.

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