VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in Mississippi say a man wounded his brother and then killed himself while barricaded from police inside a Mississippi house that was destroyed by fire.
Vicksburg Fire and Police responded to noise complaint around 1:30 a.m. Friday.
Officers found 61-year-old Ed Watts with a gunshot wound to his foot.
Watts told police his brother, 58-year-old Jeffery Watts, shot him after a fight. Police say Jeffery Watts barricaded himself inside the home; when officers attempted to enter, they heard gunshots.
Officers say later a fire engulfed the home. Moore says officers found officers Jeffery Watt's with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.