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Updated: 6/11/2014 5:27 pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) -- Oktibbeha County authorities are investigating a homicide that occurred Wednesday afternoon.

Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt confirms Tyrell Deshon Gillespie, 27, died from wounds sustained in a shooting in Starkville around 2:24 p.m.

Police report the incident occurred at the Louisville Street Apartments, located at 1200 Louisville Street.

Hunt says Gillespie's body is being taken to Jackson for an autopsy.

The identity of the shooter has not been released at this time and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Starkville Police Department at 662-323-4131 or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.
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