Teen dies in Mississippi club shooting

Published 12:23 pm Saturday, May 25, 2019

A nightclub shooting in rural central Mississippi has left a 16-year-old dead and two other people injured.

Holmes County Sheriff Willie March tells local news outlets the shooting happened late Thursday outside the Magic City nightclub near Lexington.

March says 16-year-old James Brown died early Friday morning. Taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds were 21-year-old Zamarcus Greer and 20-year-old Marion Friar. The sheriff didn’t say on Friday what condition each was in.

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The sheriff says deputies are still trying to figure out what happened and why. He says the 16-year-old may have been caught in a crossfire between two other people

March says he’s looking for witnesses.