Jackson man killed during dog fight - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Jackson man killed during dog fight

YAZOO COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A man is killed during a late night dog fight in rural Yazoo County.

Sheriff's deputies responded to reports of shots fired in the east part of the county just before midnight. Yazoo County Coroner Ricky Shivers says deputies came across a car in Benton and made the driver pull over.

Investigators found 43-year-old Rarl Riptoe of Jackson dead in the back seat. Shivers said Riptoe had been fatally shot, but would not provide further details.

According to the victim's family, Riptoe was at a dog fight with more than 100 people when he was murdered.

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