- Associated Press - Saturday, September 20, 2014

MCLAIN, Miss. (AP) - One person is dead and another is in custody after a Saturday morning shooting in Perry County.

Perry County Sheriff Jimmy Dale Smith tells WDAM-TV (https://bit.ly/1oaIjYl ) that 52-year-old James Hartfield of McLain died at the scene.

Byron Armstrong, 24, has been taken into custody.

Deputies were called to an auto burglary shortly before 11:00 a.m. Smith says that while responding, a call came in that a person had been shot.

Smith says Armstrong lives at the house where Hartfield died. He says deputies are investigating whether Armstrong acted in self-defense.


Information from: WDAM-TV, https://www.wdam.com

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