MDOC pays respect to corrections officer killed in shooting

MDOC pays respect to corrections officer killed in shooting
(SOURCE: Facebook/ MDOC)

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The Mississippi Department of Corrections is remembering one of their own after he was shot and killed.

Officer Erik Payton was honored with a memorial service Friday afternoon.

Payton was shot to death at a Jackson apartment complex in February.

Colleagues and family came together to honor him and say their goodbyes.

Jackson police are still investigating his death as they search for the gunman and the motive.

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