One man dead, another in custody after New Year’s Day shooting

Published 6:30 am Tuesday, January 2, 2024

One man is dead, and another man is in custody after a shooting early on New Year’s Day.

WTVA in Tupelo reports that the shooting occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. Monday in Oktibbeha County.

Langston Spencer, 28, of Starkville, was arrested Monday and is being held at the Oktibbeha County Jail.

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Spencer was charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of a man who was found dead of a single gunshot wound.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.