UPDATE: 1 killed in Lee County shooting

This is a developing story.

Posted: Dec 7, 2018 4:00 PM
Updated: Dec 10, 2018 9:15 AM

Update 12/07/18 8:40 p.m.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green confirms the name of the deceased as 66-year-old Annie Walton.

Drive 45 in the Palmetto community of Lee County.

Update 12/07/18 5:38 p.m.

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson confirms a female was fatally shot at the scene. She was transported to the North Mississippi Medical Center where she was pronounced dead there. The woman's name has not been released at this time.

The sheriff says one other victim is at the hospital in surgery.

A third victim was treated at the scene.

He says others inside the home received some shrapnel from damage to the home. He says the house was shot up pretty bad.

He says approximately seven people were inside the home at the time of the shooting. He says there were two children inside the home

Johnson says shortly before 3 p.m., his department received a report that a vehicle came by the house. They believe the vehicle was occupied by at least four male individuals. He says the shots were fired from the road. The sheriff says investigators are still gathering information about a description of the vehicle.

Deputies are currently looking for the four individuals. Their names are unknown at this time. A detailed description was not provided.

Johnson is urging anyone who was in the area sometime near 3 p.m. or knows anything about the incident to contact the Lee County Sheriff's Department at 662-841-9040.

He says the home was a direct target and that the individuals inside were the purpose of the shooting.

Update 12/07/18 4:55 p.m.

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson says he will now hold the press conference at the scene. Same time as below.

Update 12/07/18 4:42 p.m.

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson will hold a press conference at 5:30 p.m. at the Lee County Sheriff's Department.

See the original post below. 

LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Lee County deputies are on the scene of a reported shooting incident in the Palmetto community.

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson says the incident happened at a residence. This is on Drive 45. 

He says four black men went onto the property and fired multiple rounds into a home.

The home was occupied with several people.

He says one victim was treated at the scene. Two other victims were transported to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. The sheriff says one of those victims is in serious condition. 

The victims are all adults, he confirmed.

This is a developing story. We will update this article as more information becomes available.

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