Sheriff: Two people found dead with apparent gunshot wounds in Alcorn County

According to Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell, deputies found two people dead of apparent gunshot wounds Sunday night.

Posted: Jul 23, 2018 7:49 AM
Updated: Jul 24, 2018 12:19 PM

Editor's Note: This article has been updated. 

ALCORN COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell confirms a shooting in the county during the weekend. He says deputies responded to County Road 268 around 8:00 Sunday night and found a man and a woman dead inside a home. 

UPDATE: Officials ID Alcorn County shooting victims

According to the sheriff, both deceased appear to have died from gunshot wounds in an apparent domestic situation. 

The Alcorn County Sheriff's Department is investigating the incident. 

Article Comments

63° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 63°
53° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 53°
63° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 63°
54° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 54°
WTVA Radar
WTVA Temperatures
WTVA Severe Weather