COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Police and the county coroner responded to a fatal shooting Monday afternoon in Columbus.
The incident happened before 1:00 in south Columbus on 16th Avenue South.
Columbus Police responded to the shooting on 16th Avenue South.
Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton later confirmed one person died.
Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant identified the victim as 20-year-old Xavier Johnson of Columbus.
Shelton said one person was taken into custody and police officers recovered a car that was used in the shooting.