Former MSU football player killed in Meridian shooting

Published: Jul. 16, 2016 at 11:37 AM CDT
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Meridian Police Chief Benny Dubose confirms that Chris Smith was shot and killed at Frank Berry Courts on 8th St. Friday night.

Authorities say they are investigating the cause of the shooting and searching for a suspect.

The shooting happened about 10:45 Friday night. Meridian police responded to Frank Berry Courts where a person had been shot.

Chris Smith played football at Meridian High School and was a wide receiver at Mississippi State.

We are continuing to follow this story and will have more information on Newscenter 11 at 6 and 10.