DORSEY, Miss. (WTVA) - Itawamba County investigators have provided more information about the death of a man in Dorsey.
According to Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson, deputies arrived Saturday morning at a home on Martin Luther King Road.
They found 27-year old Monterio Shumpert dead inside. It appeared he had died from a gunshot to the chest.
As for what happened, investigators say someone traveled to the house and kicked on the door.
Shumpert walked outside and met the individual.
The two exchanged gunfire. A bullet struck Shumpert and he died at the scene.
Investigators say the other individual drove away.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi at 1-800-773-8477 or leave an anonymous tip using the P3 Tips app.
Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for a tip that leads to an arrest.
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