Shooting in Lauderdale County


Lauderdale County, Miss. One man is in the hospital an another is in custody after a shooting in Lauderdale County Wednesday afternoon.

Deputies responded to the scene of that shooting on Mini Farm Road about 3:30 p.m.

Investigators say the suspect shot the victim after an altercation at the shooter's home.

The victim was shot twice, in the leg and hand. The suspect was taken into custody on the scene.

"It appears that there was a third party involved," said Sheriff Billy Sollie. "Indications are that both men had dated or were dating a third party, a female, and there may have been discussion over that."

Sollie says the victim's wounds do not appear to be life threatening.


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