Father arrested for shooting in Prentiss County

This is a developing story.

Posted: Jan 8, 2019 1:04 PM
Updated: Jan 8, 2019 6:58 PM

PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A 26-year-old man was found shot this morning in Prentiss County and his father is behind bars.

Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar says deputies responded to a residence on County Road 7030 sometime near 1 a.m. This is west of Highway 45.

Christopher Dale Goff | Photo: Prentiss County Sheriff's Department

When deputies arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. That man was identified as Austin Dale Goff.

He was transported to a local hospital and then moved to a Memphis hospital where he remains in stable condition.

Deputies arrested Christopher Dale Goff, 47, for domestic violence-aggravated assault.

The sheriff says a weapon was recovered at the scene.

This incident is currently under investigation.

This is a developing story.

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