A Lowndes county man is arrested for allegedly shooting a family member
LOWNDES COUNTY,Miss. (WCBI)- A Lowndes County man is arrested in the shooting death of a family member.
Sheriff Eddie Hawkins says 21-year-old Bradley Wayne Peeks is a murder suspect.
Just before midnight, 911 got a call of shots being fired near Shirley Drive and someone lying in the road.
Upon arrival, deputies found 45-year-old Larry Wayne Peeks Jr.
Lowndes County Corner Greg Merchant pronounced him dead.
Peeks was taken into custody without incident.
A 9mm handgun was also recovered during the arrest.
The body will be transported to the state medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.
The incident remains under investigation.