Bond set for man accused of the murder of his father

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – Bond is set for the man accused of shooting and killing his father.

21-year-old Bradley Wayne Peeks is charged with murder.

Deputies were called to Shirley Drive late Friday night for a shooting.

45-year-old Larry Wayne Peeks Jr. was found in the street.

Sheriff Eddie Hawkins says investigators arrested Bradley Peeks and seized a handgun at the scene.

Coroner Greg Merchant says the state medical examiner’s office will perform an autopsy.

Bond for the younger Peeks was set at $250,000 this afternoon in Lowndes County Justice Court.

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