Mississippi bank shooting leaves 1 person dead, another injured

Published 3:20 pm Wednesday, July 3, 2019

A sheriff says at least one person has died and one person has been injured in a shooting at a bank in south Mississippi.

Walthall County Sheriff Kyle Breland tells WLBT-TV that the shooting happened about noon Wednesday at Citizens Bank in Tylertown.

The Associated Press has left a message for Breland to seek more information. He was out of the office working on the investigation.

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Tylertown has about 1,500 residents. It is roughly 85 miles (137 kilometers) south of Jackson.