Mississippi teen dies in hospital 3 days after Thanksgiving Eve shooting outside convenience store

Published 8:10 am Sunday, November 26, 2023

The teenage victim of a Thanksgiving Eve shooting outside a Mississippi convenience store has died.

WTVA in Tupelo reports that Labronze Moore, 17, of Columbus, died Saturday afternoon at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Moore was transported to UMMC following a shooting outside the Ready Mart convenience store in the 200 block of North McCrary Road in Columbus Wednesday evening.

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WTVA reports that video of the crime scene shows markers on the ground for nearly 30 bullet casings.

No arrests in the shooting have been reported.

Moore’s body will be sent to the state crime lab for an autopsy.