Shooting near Mississippi elementary school leaves 1 dead, another injured

Published 11:26 am Thursday, August 22, 2019

One person is dead and another hurt after a shooting near a Mississippi elementary school.

WLIN-FM radio reports the shooting happened about 2 p.m. Wednesday at the corner of Highway 43 North and 4th Avenue in Kosciusko.

Officials say Kosciusko Upper Elementary was placed on lockdown shortly after the shooting.

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Chief of Police Herbert Drew has not yet released details of whether the gunman is in custody, what sparked the shooting or the victims’ names.