Update 05/27/20 2:04 p.m.
According to the Booneville Police Department, the homeowner shot the man.
There were children at the house.
Investigators are still waiting on positive identification.
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BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Investigators are working to identify a man who was fatally shot Tuesday morning in Booneville.
Booneville Police Chief Michael Ramey said police officers responded at approximately 4:06 to a home on South Bryant Street where it was reported someone had broken into a home with a family inside.
The man was shot dead. An autopsy is expected to shed more light on the incident.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.