Mississippi gunman shoots girlfriend, her father before killing himself

Published 4:34 pm Monday, December 31, 2018

MARION (AP) — Police in Mississippi say a man shot and wounded his girlfriend and her father before killing himself in a store parking lot.

Marion Police Chief Randall Davis told news outlets the shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday in that community some 100 miles (160 kilometers) east of the state capital of Jackson.

Davis says the woman and her father were taken to a hospital with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening. Police did not immediately identify the three.

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Davis said he doesn’t know yet what prompted the shooting.