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Family identifies victim in deadly Simpson County shooting

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SIMPSON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Family has identified the victim of Saturday's shooting in Simpson County as Lashon-Lofton Harris.

Authorities say a Simpson County man shot and killed Harris, his estranged wife, before turning the gun on himself at a funeral Saturday afternoon. 

The shooting took place at the Greater Dry Ridge Missionary Baptist Church in Simpson County. 

A vigil took place Sunday outside the church, where family and friends mourned Harris' death. 

According to Chris Wallace with the Simpson County Sheriff's Office, Harris was attending a funeral for a friend when her estranged husband showed up and shot her, before shooting himself. 

Harris died on the scene.

The suspect was taken to a local hospital and his condition is unknown. 

The name of the suspect is not being released at this time. 

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