LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Lafayette County officers are investigating a homicide.
According to Lafayette County Investigator Alan Wilburn, the scene is on County Road 104.
He says the sheriff's department received a call sometime near 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. Responding officers found a man dead, who appears to have been shot.
He says the weapon used in the case was a "high-powered rifle" and shell casings were found at the scene. All evidence has been sent to the crime lab.
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No arrests have been made at this time. Wilburn says there is no person-of-interest at this time.
Up to a $5,000 reward is being offered through Crime Stoppers for information leading to an arrest.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Lafayette County Sheriff's Department at (662) 234-6421.