- Associated Press - Monday, March 28, 2016

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a Lincoln County teen is dead after a shooting at a party.

Sheriff Steve Rushing says 17-year-old Wesley Blazier was shot in the head at a party at a home on Highway 550 early Sunday morning.

Rushing tells local news outlets another 17-year-old has been charged with manslaughter.

He says homeowners were out of town at the time of the party.

The sheriff says the teens were handling a pistol when it discharged.

He says the case will be presented to a grand jury.

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