Man shot in the head in Yazoo County

UPDATE: According Investigator Terry Gann of the Yazoo Sheriff’s Department, Chis Day has died.

UPDATE: Investigators have released more information about the shooting investigation.

According Investigator Terry Gann, the shooting appears to be self defense.

Gann said 76-year-old Billy Thomas shot 55-year-old Chris Day. We’re told that Thomas shot Day after firing two warning shots at the ground.

No charges have been filed at this time. The case will be handed over to the grand jury.

At last check, Day was in critical condition.

YAZOO COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Yazoo County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting that happened Sunday, March 19, 2017.

According to investigators, one man was shot in the head. It happened on Canton Drive off Old Bentonia Road.

We’re told the man is still alive.

The shooting is under investigation.

We’re told the Yazoo County Sheriff’s Department will release more information Monday.

This is a developing story. WJTV will update it as soon as more information becomes available.


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