Sheriff: Homeowner shoots alleged trespasser in leg in Rankin County

RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) –A Rankin County homeowner shot an alleged trespasser in the leg.

According to Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey, the incident happened Friday morning on South Pearson Road.

Bailey said the homeowner told authorities that he asked the man several times to not come onto his property.

WJTV 12 will provide updates as we get more information about this shooting.

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