JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A sergeant in the Mississippi National Guard has been fatally shot at an apartment complex.
News outlets report 24-year-old Stephen Matory was killed Thursday morning when gunshots were fired at Summer Park Apartments in Jackson.
Jackson police say Matory was a bystander during the shooting.
The Mississippi National Guard said in a statement they were “devastated” by his death.
An official with the guard told The Clarion Ledger Matory was a “rising star” in the guard's ranks.