Two teens killed in shooting in rural Mississippi
Published 2:44 pm Monday, June 8, 2020
Two Mississippi teenagers were killed in a shooting early Monday and a third man was injured.
Simpson County Sheriff Paul Mullins said deputies were called to a shooting at a house in the county at approximately 3:30 a.m. Monday.
One person was found dead at the house, another critically injured, who died later at a county hospital.
One was identified as Datavion Fairley, 19, and a 17-year-old whose identity has not yet been released.
Deputies said Jarvis Loftin, 24, was injured in the shooting, but that his injuries were not considered life-threatening.
Investigators said at one person considered a person of interest was in custody.