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Person of Interest Sought in Connection With Triple Shooting

Staff reports Authorities are seeking a “person of interest” in a Monday triple shooting in Farmington, Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. No arrests have been made in the shooting, which left two people dead and sent a third gunshot victim to Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth in critical…

Alcorn County Woman Allegedly Shot Husband, Sheriff Says

Staff reports An Alcorn County woman who allegedly shot her husband has been charged with aggravated domestic violence, according to Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. The suspect, Brittanie N. Fletcher, 31, allegedly shot her husband in the upper abdomen area at a residence on County Road 749, a sheriff’s office…

Names Released in Ramer First-Degree Murder Case

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The McNairy County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the victims and suspects involved in a fatal shooting in Ramer, Tenn. last week. The incident was reported early Friday at 112 Ramer Selmer Road. One person was found deceased at the scene,…

Public Invited to Community-Wide Prayer Service to Remember Mass Shooting Victims

Staff reports A local church invites the community to attend a prayer service Tuesday night to remember those killed in the mass shooting at the country music concert in Las Vegas. The prayer service will be held Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Indian Springs United Methodist Church, 541 County Road…

One Killed, Three Injured in Ramer Shooting, Sheriff Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor One person was killed and three others injured in a shooting reported to the McNairy County Sheriff’s Office early Friday. A suspect was taken into custody a few hours after the shooting was reported, said McNairy County Sheriff Guy Buck. The person who…

Corinth Man Charged With First-Degree Murder in Saturday Shooting

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 34-year-old Corinth man has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man Saturday night, Police Chief Ralph Dance said. Domonick Thompson of Rosedale Street has been charged with the murder of Donald Taylor, 35, 1406 Allen St., Dance said.…

Suspect Sought in Corinth Double Shooting

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police are seeking a suspect in a shooting that injured two people. James Myers, 51, is being sought by Corinth Police. Myers is described as a white male, around 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds. His address was listed as…

Shooting in Rienzi Area Ruled Justified Homicide, Sheriff Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Friday night shooting death of a 77-year-old Prentiss County woman in the Rienzi area has been ruled a justified homicide by the sheriff’s office, said Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Gynell Windham was killed on Highway 356 in the area of Hopewell…

Corinth Police Respond to Shooting Incident Sunday

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police on Sunday afternoon responded to an incident on East Sixth Street in which a man was shot. The incident was reported at around 1:30 p.m. at 1414 E. Sixth St., which is south of East Shiloh Road and east of Breckenridge…

Police Continue to Seek Shooting, Kidnapping Suspect

Staff reports Corinth Police continue to seek a suspect accused of shooting two people at a residence on Mitchell Street last month. Police Chief Ralph Dance says the suspect, Jamar Allen, 30, may have fled town. Allen is from Wisconsin but had been in Corinth for the past year. Allen…

Information Sought Regarding Corpse With Gunshot Wounds

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office continues to seek information in a case in which a body with multiple gunshot wounds was found alongside a roadway about 10 months ago. The body of Jorge Aguilar Olivera, 37, of Corinth was found on County Road 418 in the…

Corinth Teen Shot in Leg, Police Seek Suspect

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police on Monday night responded to a report of a 17-year-old Corinth male being shot in the leg. Police responded to the area of Dorsey Street and the J.B. Combs apartments at about 10 p.m., said Capt. Dell Green. The victim said…

Shooting Suspect Sought by Corinth Police

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police are seeking a suspect accused of shooting two people on Mitchell Street. Police are seeking Jamar Allen, 30, for allegedly shooting Charity Payne, 28, and Larry Hope, 28. Allen also has warrants out for his arrest for aggravated assault and kidnapping…

Corinth Police Respond to Double Shooting Early Monday

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police responded to Mitchell Street in regards to a shooting incident early Monday. Two people were shot and went to the hospital, Corinth Police Capt. Ben Moore said. Police, Magnolia Ambulance and the fire department responded to Mitchell Street at around 2:30…

Coroner: 49-Year-Old Corinth Man Shot, Case to Be Ruled Homicide

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 49-year-old Corinth man was shot Wednesday, and his death will be ruled a homicide, according to Alcorn County Coroner Jay Jones. Paul Lavender’s body was found inside his residence at 1427 Tate St., Jones said. At around 8:30 p.m. there was a report…

Alcorn County Male Dead After Shooting Incident, Sheriff Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An Alcorn County male is dead following a shooting incident, Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Deputies found the victim deceased inside his residence at 812 County Road 600, which is southwest of Kossuth and about four miles from Highway 2. The victim has been…

NEMCC Issues Statement on Shooting Incident

A male jogger was shot in the back of the leg Thursday evening “on the southern edge” of the Northeast Mississippi Community College campus in Booneville. He was treated at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Booneville and released, according to a statement from the school. College Police Chief Randy Baxter confirmed reports that shots…

No Suspects In Corinth Shooting Incident Reported Sunday Night

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police say there are no suspects in a shooting incident that was reported Sunday night. Steven Flax, 22, of Corinth, apparently suffered a gunshot wound to his side and was treated and released from the hospital, Corinth Police Detective Capt. Dell Green…

Corinth Hospital Was Put Under Lockdown for Safety Purposes, Spokesman Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth was recently put under lockdown after a shooting incident in which the victim went to the hospital, a spokesman said. The shooting incident did not occur at the hospital, but the lockdown was put in place since…

Corinth Police Respond to Shooting Incident

Staff reports Corinth Police responded to a report of a shooting at 601 Bradley Road, Lot 6, early Monday. A man was lying on the ground when police arrived but was alert and talking, the police report states. It appeared the man had been shot in the lower abdomen area.…

Name of Corinth Man Who Died After Shooting Incident Released

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The name of a 19-year-old Corinth man who died Tuesday after a shooting incident has been released. Alcorn County Coroner Jay Jones said Deondre Simmons died after being shot once in the chest. He was pronounced dead at Magnolia Regional Health Center in…

Corinth Male Dies Tuesday After Shooting Incident, Coroner Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth male died Tuesday after being shot, according to Coroner Jay Jones. It appears the victim was in his late teens or early 20s, Jones said, adding that the investigation is ongoing. Numerous Corinth Police vehicles responded to Cemetery Street in Corinth…

Shooting Was a Matter of Self Defense, Corinth Police Say

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police have determined that a man acted in self defense when he shot and killed a man Saturday, an official said Monday. Lewis Boyd, 61, 1704 Proper St., Corinth, who was killed, accessed the man’s home in the 1500 block of Proper…

Corinth Man Charged With Attempted Murder

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 21-year-old Corinth man turned himself into authorities Monday and is charged with attempted murder after a shooting incident Friday, an official said. The suspect, Desmund Patterson, allegedly grazed the victim’s head twice with a 40-caliber handgun on Mitchell Street, according to Capt.…

Man Says He Was Grazed Three Times on Head by Gunshots, Denounces Violence

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth man who says he was grazed three times on the head by gunshots Friday feels “blessed” to be alive. “This is a near-death experience,” said Kelin Edgeston as he sat in his home with a bandage wrapped around his head. The…