Mississippi man killed at weekend mud ride event. He was shot after men tried to enter without paying, officials say.

Published 5:07 am Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Mississippi authorities say multiple arrests have been made after a fatal shooting at a weekend mud ride event.

WLBT News reports that officials with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations are investigating the shooting death of 22-year-old Robert Reynolds, who was reportedly shot in the stomach during an altercation at a July 23 mud ride on Patton Road in Lorman, Mississippi.

Officials say an altercation began when three men tried to enter without paying. At some point, weapons were drawn, and Reynolds was shot in the stomach.

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Reynolds later died at the Claiborne County Medical Center in Port Gibson.

Officials say individuals ranging in ages 15 to 21 years old were involved in the shooting.

If anyone has information, contact Sheriff James E. Bailey at the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at (601) 786-3404 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-442-5001.