Scott Co. officials investigate a murder - - Jackson, MS

Scott Co. officials investigate a murder

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SCOTT COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A murder investigation is underway in Scott County.

Deputy Coroner Phyllis Irby says 51-year-old Earnest Boatman of Lake was killed on Greytown Road last night around 9:30 p.m.

Boatman was found inside his vehicle. He died of a single gunshot wound to the chest.

One unidentified person has been taken into custody.

Scott County Sheriff Mike Lee says the fatal shooting is under investigation and would not release any additional information.

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