Copiah County deputies investigating fatal shooting

Published 4:30 pm Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Officials are investigating a fatal shooting in Copiah County Tuesday night.

Copiah County Sheriff’s Office deputies responding to a shooting on Rhymes Road, where they found the victim lying on the ground with a gunshot wound.

According to local news sources, the alleged shooter reported to local law enforcement about a man trespassing on his property shortly before 7 p.m.

Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is assisting with the case. No one is in custody at this time and the victim’s name has not been released pending notification of family.