$1 million bond set for Mississippi man who reportedly gunned down friend, left him to die on porch

Published 6:31 am Thursday, September 23, 2021

A Mississippi man accused of gunning down a friend and leaving him to die on a porch has been given a $1 million bond during an initial appearance in Yazoo City Municipal Court.

Wesley Littleton has been charged with the murder of Willie Thomas, 35, who was found dead on a Yazoo City porch.

The shooting happened on Sept. 17. Littleton, 28, turned himself in four days later.

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Littleton reportedly shot Thomas at approximately 10 p.m. on Central Alley in Yazoo City. Thomas was later found on a porch with gunshot wounds.

Thomas was airlifted to a Jackson hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Littleton and Thomas were reportedly friends.

No motive has been released for the shooting.