Reward offered after 10-year-old boy shot and killed while riding in vehicle on Christmas Eve

Published 7:32 am Tuesday, December 26, 2023

A reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for killing a 10-year-old Mississippi boy on Christmas Eve.

Officials with the Coahoma County Sheriff’s Office and Friar’s Point Police are investigating the shooting death of a 10-year-old boy who was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

WMC News in Memphis reports that the 10-year-old and a 14-year-old were riding around downtown Friars Point when someone opened fire on their vehicle, hitting the 10-year-old.

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The boy was taken to the hospital in a personal vehicle.

A $2,500 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest. If you have any information about the shooting, call Coahoma County Sheriff’s Investigator Major Gwen Muskin at 662-592-1395.