UPDATE- Starkville Wal-Mart Shooter Charged with Capital Murder


STARKVILLE, Miss. ( WCBI) – 41 year-old William Thomas Chisholm is in custody and being charged with capital murder following a shooting at the Starkville Wal-Mart which claimed the life of local optometrist, Dr. Shauna Witt. The two are believed to have been in a dating relationship.  The call came in around 9:30 that someone had opened fire at the store.

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Officers arrived to find Dr. Witt suffering from gunshot wounds.  She was taken to Oktibbeha County Hospital where she died. Witt’s practice is located in the Wal-Mart property. Currently investigators are labeling this as an isolated domestic incident and say the scene is secure and no further threat exists . WCBI will update this story here on WCBI.com and on our social media accounts.