Deadly July 4 weekend fight leaves one man shot to death, his alleged assailant behind bars

Published 7:58 am Monday, July 4, 2022

A fight turned deadly over the July 4 weekend when a gun was pulled, a Mississippi sheriff said.

Hinds County Sheriff Tyree Jones said deputies with his office were investigating what led to a deadly altercation in Terry on Saturday night.

Jones said Brandon Nix, 27, was shot twice and killed in the fight and that Michael Harvey Jr., 24, was the shooter.

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Harvey was arrested and charged with murder.

The investigation into what led to the fight is ongoing, the sheriff said.