Police: Mississippi teen found dead on ground, person of interest taken in for questioning

Published 5:55 am Friday, February 18, 2022

A Mississippi teen was found lying dead on the ground outside a Natchez house after police responded to a “shots fire” call Thursday evening.

Natchez police received the “shots fired” call at approximately 7 p.m. Thursday evening at 103 Jackson St. near Martin Luther King Jr. St., where they found a teenage male deceased, said Capt. Scott Frye of the Natchez Police Department.

The victim’s identity was not immediately released.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

Frye said a person of interest was taken to the department for questioning.

Police also recovered multiple shell casings, he said.