There has been a shooting that has left at least 8 dead, including a sheriff’s deputy. A suspect is in custody but the motive is unclear.
BREAKING: Police say eight people are dead, including deputy sheriff, after shooting in Mississippi; suspect in custody.
— The Associated Press (@AP) May 28, 2017
Reports are still coming out, but this is what we know so far.
– 8 killed
– At 3 separate homes
– Deputy sheriff killed
– Suspect in custody
– Motive unknown
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) May 28, 2017
Two of the homes are in Brookhaven and one is in Bogue Chitto. The area is about 68 miles (109 kilometers) south of Jackson, the capital.
Strain said investigators were gathering evidence at all three locations.
Strain said charges have not yet been filed against the suspect and that it would be “premature” to discuss a motive.
It was not clear whether the suspect knew his victims before allegedly killing them.
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