Suspect sought in fatal shooting
Published 5:00 am Tuesday, September 8, 2009
WESSON – Authorities were searching for a suspect following anattempted armed robbery that resulted in a fatal shooting Tuesdayafternoon at a local pawn shop.
Copiah County Coroner Ellis Stuart said a man was shot in theincident that happened around 2:30 p.m. at Wesson Pawn and Gun Inc.on Highway 51. The victim’s identity was not immediately known.
The suspect in the case was described as a white male, possiblyin his 20s, driving an older model Chevrolet truck. The truck’scolor is primer grey with some form of emblem on the hood, saidauthorities at the scene.
Additional information will be available in Wednesday’s DAILYLEADER