Argument at Mississippi Christmas Eve party turns deadly. One man killed, four injured in shooting.
Published 5:35 am Monday, December 26, 2022
One person is dead, and four others were transported to the hospital after officials say an argument at a Christmas Eve party turned violent.
Police in Columbus are investigating a shooting that occurred shortly before 11 p.m. on Luxapalila Drive.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found a 48-year-old man, later identified as Algren Hampton, dead inside the house.
Police say Hampton and a 22-year-old man got into an argument at a party. The argument escalated into a shooting that killed Hampton and injured a 56-year-old woman and three men ages 38, 28 and 22 years old.
The injured victims were sent to a local hospital and were said to be in stable condition.
Officers have not arrested anyone, but Daughtry said police have a person of interest.