- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 14, 2016

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Police say an alcohol-fueled fight early Saturday morning ended with a man shooting and killing his brother.

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (https://bit.ly/28BhvKq) 26-year-old Amos McGinister was formally charged with murder Monday afternoon in the killing of 29-year-old Carl King, of Tupelo. Justice Court Judge Sadie Holland set bond at $100,000.

Tupelo Police detective Nathan Sheffield said several people had gathered at McGinister’s home Friday night when an altercation escalated.

Sheffield says officers were called to the shooting at 1 a.m. Saturday. He says officers found King with a single gunshot wound to the abdomen.

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Information from: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, https://djournal.com


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