One dead in Shuqualak shooting

Law enforcement says the victim was shot in the head.

Posted: Nov. 9, 2017 6:56 PM
Updated: Nov. 10, 2017 10:42 PM

SHUQUALAK, Miss. (WTVA) - One person is dead after he was shot in the head Thursday evening in Shuqualak.

Noxubee County Sheriff Terry Grassaree says it happened sometime after 6 p.m. on Church Street.

Sheriff Grassaree says Christopher Scott has been arrested and charges are pending. 

Scott did give a statement but the investigation is still in the early stages.

The victim is identified as 23-year old Dantrell Franklin. Friends tell WTVA he went by Ralph.

There's no word yet concerning a motive for the shooting.

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