COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - An individual is accused of murdering another person during the weekend in Columbus.
According to the Columbus Police Department, the shooting happened late Saturday night at a home on Springdale Drive.
The shooting victim, 32-year-old Desi Shepherd of Columbus, died early Sunday morning at the hospital in Columbus from a gunshot wound, according to Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant.
Police officers arrested the suspect, 39-year-old Israel Buckhalter, at the scene of the shooting.
Police Chief Fred Shelton said the incident started as an argument.
The coroner ordered an autopsy to be performed.
Note: The map linked in this article shows the general location of Springdale Drive, and the marker may not represent the exact location of the shooting.