Man fatally shot in Copiah County - - Jackson, MS

Man fatally shot in Copiah County

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COPIAH COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A man is dead after he was shot early Sunday morning in Copiah County.

According to Hazlehurst Police, it happened shortly after 9 a.m. at 605 Georgetown Street. That's where they found 53-year-old Lee Ray Shannon Jr. dead from a single gunshot wound to the back.

Dominique Shannon, 22, was arrested and charged with murder. The men are related.

According to Chief Byron Swilley, the shooting stemmed from an argument.

A weapon was found at the scene, but police are not releasing what type of gun was used.

Dominique Shannon is being held at the Copiah County Detention Center.

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