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Arrest made in shooting death of convicted killer

Claudis Montgomery Source: Brookhaven PD Claudis Montgomery Source: Brookhaven PD
BROOKHAVEN, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An arrest has been made in the shooting death of a man from Bogue Chitto who was killed on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Brookhaven.

40-year-old Claudis Montgomery is charged with the murder of 25-year-old Kelcay Anthony Humphrey.

According to the Daily Leader, The Brookhaven Police Department received a call on Sunday evening saying someone had been shot. Officers arrived to the scene where they found Humphrey shot multiple times in the back.

Witnesses says he was approached from behind and the suspect fired at him. Witnesses say he was shot between 8 and 12 times.

This was the first of two shooting deaths in Brookhaven within the last two days.

According to the Daily Leader, Humphrey was charged with murder in the 2008 shooting death of William Ard Jr. He was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years but earned release supervision. 

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