Police identify man shot at Pascagoula home, have leads on shooter

Published 9:08 pm Tuesday, May 23, 2017

PASCAGOULA (AP) — Authorities have released the identity of a man who they say was fatally shot while trying to force his way into a home.

The Sun Herald reports Pascagoula police Capt. Shannon Massey says 34-year-old Jerry Lee Lyons Jr. was shot multiple times Monday morning.

Police and fire units responded to a complaint of shots fired and found the wounded man on the floor. Lyons was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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Police say Lyons attempted to force his way inside the home during a domestic-related incident. Investigators believe they have identified the shooter after questioning several people who were at the residence during the shooting.