1 dead after Lowndes County shooting

One person died after a Thursday night shooting in Lowndes County.

Posted: Aug 15, 2019 10:35 PM
Updated: Aug 16, 2019 7:21 PM

CRAWFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - One person died after a Thursday night shooting in Lowndes County.

The victim has been identified as Willie Baptist, 62, of Crawford, according to Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant. 

Shooting reported at this home in Crawford

The body will be taken to Pearl for an autopsy.

The fatal shooting happened in the 1500 block of Starkville Road.

First responders said a teenage girl called at approximately 9 p.m. and reported her uncle shot her grandfather.

Lowndes County Chief Deputy Greg Wright said one shot was fired, there was a scuffle and a second shot was fired.

No arrests have been made at this time.

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