- Associated Press - Monday, December 7, 2015

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Four men have been charged in connection with a shooting at a Hattiesburg nightclub that left one man dead.

Police spokesman Lt. Jon Traxler tells The Hattiesburg American (http://hatne.ws/1LYf19S) 30-year-old Jimmie Lee Magee, of Prentiss, has been charged with murder. Traxler says 23-year-old Samuel Walker, of Prentiss; 27-year-old Jimarcus Burton, of Prentiss; and 22-year-old Romelvin Barnes Jr., of New Hebron, have been charged with accessory after the fact. Barnes also was charged with possession of a stolen firearm.

Traxler says three handguns were recovered during the incident.

The shooting happened around 2:10 a.m. Sunday at Club Memories.

Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem identified the victim as 36-year-old Kenneth Smith, of Purvis.

Smith was taken to an area hospital where he later died.


Information from: The Hattiesburg American, http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com



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