Store clerk killed in Calhoun City convenience store robbery


CALHOUN COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – One man is dead and three others are in jail in Calhoun County after a convenience store robbery late Wednesday night.

Sergeant Ezra Conner with the Calhoun City Police Department said the call came in around 9 p.m. Wednesday from Calhoun Express on South Main Street.

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Once on scene, officers noticed the store clerk had been shot and was laying on the floor in a pool of blood.

Sergeant Conner attempted to revive the clerk.

The victim died while being taken to the hospital.

An eyewitness was able to give police a description of three suspects and what vehicle they were traveling in.

Eupora Police and Webster County Sheriff’s deputies stopped the vehicle with the three suspects.

Conner said 17-year-old Morris Morgan III of Lexington Ms, 20-year-old Jakevion Greer of Grenada, and 18-year-old Yasim Mcgee of Lexington were all arrested in connection to the robbery and shooting.

A gun and a large sum of money were discovered in the suspects’ vehicle.

The victim’s identity will be revealed once all family is notified.

This is an on-going investigation.