Homicide investigation launched after Mississippi teen dies at hospital with gunshot wound to stomach

Published 7:22 am Monday, January 31, 2022

A teenager is dead after a shooting in North Mississippi, according to news reports.

WREG in Memphis reports that Marshall County coroner James Anderson has confirmed that a 13-year-old was shot and killed on Embry Road in Byhalia on Saturday.

The teen reportedly showed up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the stomach and later died there from her injuries. The victim’s identity has not been released.

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Marshall County officials say they do not have a person of interest or suspect identified in the case.