Tippah County coroner identifies deceased in church shooting

West Ripley Church of Christ

One person is dead after a shooting at the West Ripley Church of Christ on Sunday.

Posted: Aug 11, 2019 9:40 PM
Updated: Aug 12, 2019 1:45 PM

RIPLEY, Miss. (WTVA) - One person is dead after a shooting at the West Ripley Church of Christ on Sunday.

Tippah County News reports Constable Keith Bullock was in the church when a man pulled out a knife out and injured Bullock. 

Bullock shot the man.

Tippah County Coroner Chris McCallister identified the man as Patrick Sanders, 57, of Dumas.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is leading the investigation.

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