JEFFERSON COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A man was found shot to death inside a car at a playground in Jefferson County Sunday morning.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff Peter Walker, deputies responded to the Canonsburg community playground at around 7 am, where they found a car riddled with gunshots and a man shot to death inside. A gun was also found inside the car.
The victim was identified as 40-year-old Roderick McKnight.
During the investigation, the sheriff’s department learned that another man, identified as Larry Griffin Jr., went to a hospital in Vicksburg for treatment for a gunshot wound. Walker says they determined he had been involved in the incident and has since been charged with murder.
Sheriff Walker says that during the investigation, they learned the two men had been in a prior disagreement.