BOGUE CHITTO, MS (WLBT) – A Lincoln county man is behind bars, accused of killing his girlfriend's father.
Lincoln County Sheriff Steve Rushing said deputies were called to 2254 Harbor Lane in Bogue Chitto around 10 o'clock Friday night in response to a domestic altercation.
There they found 45 year old William E. Thompson of Bogue Chitto shot at least once in the chest.
Deputies arrested 21 year old Andrew Hammond of Brookhaven for the shooting.
Rushing said Hammond was dating Thompson's daughter.
According to investigators the confrontation and shooting happened at her home.
Thompson was transported to King's Daughters Hospital where he later died.
Hammond is charged with murder.
No bond has been set.
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