- Mississippi Bureau of Investigation: shootings occurred at three homes
- Sheriff’s deputy among dead in rural Lincoln County, motive not known
Authorities in Mississippi said a suspect was in custody after eight people were killed in a shooting, including a sheriff’s deputy.
Mississippi Bureau of Investigation spokesman Warren Strain said the shootings occurred at three separate homes on Saturday night in rural Lincoln County. Two of the homes are in Brookhaven and one is in Bogue Chitto. The area is about 68 miles south of Jackson, the state capital.