1 Killed, Others Wounded In Bone Shooting: MS Cops

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A 27-year-old man has died after being shot while playing dice in Mississippi, officials said.

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Seven people have been killed in a shooting at a dice game in Mississippi, news outlets reported.

One person died and another person was in critical condition after a shooting on Sunday, Nov. 20, the Yazoo County Sheriff told WAPT.

Deputies were called around 12:30 a.m. to a ranch in Yazoo County, northwest of Jackson. People gathered at the plot for the bonfire and dice gameWJTV reports.

But somewhere during the game shots rang out. Seven people were injured in the shooting, Sheriff Jake Sheriff told news outlets.

Christopher Turnage, a 27-year-old Yazoo County resident, was taken to the hospital. He later died of his injuries from the shooting, WJTV reported.

A 41-year-old woman was seriously injured shot in the head. The other shooting victims are in stable condition after being shot in the shoulder, hand, arm, hip and side, respectively, WLBT reported.

As of November 20, officials told the TV channel that there are no suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call deputies at 662-746-5611.

The Yazoo County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately share additional information with McClatchy News on Nov. 21.

Simone Jasper is a reporter who covers breaking news for The News & Observer and real-time news in the Carolinas.

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