CORINTH, Miss. (WTVA) -- A Corinth man faces murder charges in the shooting death of a woman in the city last night.
Captain Ralph Dance tells WTVA.om Demarlyn Obryan Davis, 25, of Dickey Street was taken into custody at the scene of the shooting Tuesday night.
He says officers responded to a call about a woman being shot on Martin Luther King Drive around 9:40 p.m.
Dance says officers found Karson Stewart, 22, of Corinth sitting in a vehicle in the driveway of a vacant home.
He says she had been shot once in the face.
Stewart was transported to the Magnolia Regional Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead.
Dance says Davis was standing next to the car and was taken into custody at the scene.
He says Davis and Stewart were in a relationship and the shooting was apprently the result of a domestic altercation.
Davis is also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Dance says Davis is being held in the Alcorn County Detention Center pending an initial appearance.