Police: Suspect in fatal shooting identified

One man is dead in West Point after a shooting Sunday.

Posted: Aug 20, 2018 8:08 AM
Updated: Aug 20, 2018 7:43 PM

Update 08/20/18 9:38 a.m.

West Point Police Chief Avery Cook identifies the suspect as Brian Bowens of West Point.

Brian Bowens | Photo: West Point PD

Updated 8/20/18 at 8 a.m.

Police have identified a suspect in Sunday's fatal shooting, according to West Point Police Chief Avery Cook. The suspect's name has not yet been released.

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WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - Authorities say the man who died Sunday in West Point after a shooting has now been identified.

Clay County Coroner Alvin Carter, Jr., identifies the victim as 26-year-old Aaron L. Fenton.

Carter says he was taken to North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point, where he passed around 2:45 Sunday afternoon.

Police Chief Avery Cook tells WTVA the incident happened near Progress Street and Fifth Street. Authorities say the shooting took place around 12:30 p.m.

As of right now, no suspect information has been released. Cook says they have interviewed witnesses of the incident.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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