Lee County Coroner: 50-year-old man killed in Verona shooting

An investigation is underway into what led to the death of a man in Verona.

Posted: Nov 12, 2019 9:52 AM
Updated: Nov 15, 2019 5:21 PM

VERONA, Miss. (WTVA) - A shooting in Verona killed a 50-year-old man.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green confirmed the coroner’s office is investigating the shooting that happened Monday afternoon.

This home is located at 1 Johnson Avenue in Verona.

The shooting happened near the corner of Johnson Avenue and Eighth Street.

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Green identified the deceased as Walter Gillespie of Verona.

Law enforcement have not released further information about the incident.

However, Verona Interim Police Chief Johnny Patterson said the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is assisting in the investigation.

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