SEVERE WX: Freeze Warning View Alerts

Suspect arrested after man fatally shot in Mississippi

Authorities say a suspect has been arrested in a fatal shooting in Mississippi.

Posted: Nov. 13, 2017 1:28 PM

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a suspect has been arrested in a fatal shooting in Mississippi.

WLBT-TV reports 22-year-old Corey Maxie Jr. was found shot to death Sunday by police responding to a disturbance call in Vicksburg. Officers found Maxie laying in the middle of the street and witnesses told police the shooter had fled.

Vicksburg police said 31-year-old Rico DeMichael Hay was arrested at his home a few hours later on murder charges.

It was not immediately known if Hay had an attorney to represent him. The suspect was scheduled to make his first appearance before a judge Monday.

Article Comments

Tupelo
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 50°
Columbus
Clear
52° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 52°
Oxford
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 50°
Starkville
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 50°
WTVA Radar
WTVA Temperatures
WTVA Severe Weather