Man dead after Friday night shooting in Pike County

Michael Ellzey

PIKE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Pike County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a late Friday night shooting that resulted in one man’s death.

Michael Ellzey, 46, was found with two gunshot wounds around midnight on Friday, September 20, 2016 on Pike 93 Central between Fernwood Rd and Highway 48 according to Sgt. Robert Roberts Pike with the Pike County Sheriff’s Office.

Sgt. Roberts says the person who made the 911 call heard people outside their home, then two gunshots and later saw someone speed off south on Pike 93 Central.

Ellzey was found lying, in the road, next to his car with a blown out tire.

His body has been sent to the state crime lab in Jackson for an autopsy.

There are no suspects at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Pike County Sheriff’s Office at (601) 783 – 6767 or Crime Stoppers at (601) 684 – 0033.





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