One dead after Pike County weekend shooting - - Jackson, MS

One dead after Pike County weekend shooting

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PIKE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

One man is dead after a weekend shooting in Pike County. 

Chief Investigator Greg Martin with the Pike County Sheriff's Office said officers received a call at midnight on Saturday, October 1. The caller heard loud arguing on Pike 93 Central, between Highway 48 and Fernwood Road.

Deputies found 26-year-old Michael Ellzey, of Tylertown, dead on the side of the road with two gunshot wounds.

The suspect is unnamed at this time during the death investigation.  

Chief Martin says they are interviewing people of interest at this point and he says this will most likely turn into a murder investigation. 

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