Police: Stepfather shot, killed by stepson in home on Old Canton Road

Shelton fled the scene after the shooting. He was found in Belzoni.

Police: Stepfather shot, killed by stepson in home on Old Canton Road

RIDGELAND, MS (WLBT) - A man was killed following a domestic incident on Old Canton Road.

According to Ridgeland Police Chief John Neal, 67-year-old Henry Lee Gray was shot to death in his home on Sunday afternoon.

Gray was found on the living room floor with several gunshots to the chest.

Officials say that the shooter is his stepson, 39-year-old Robert Lee Shelton.

Shelton fled the scene after the shooting. He was taken into custody in Belzoni and has been charged with murder.

39-year-old Robert Lee Shelton is charged with murder in the shooting death of his stepfather. Source: Madison County Detention Center
39-year-old Robert Lee Shelton is charged with murder in the shooting death of his stepfather. Source: Madison County Detention Center

Several other people were there at the time of the shooting and gave officers on scene information. Interviews with the family helped to identify his Shelton as the shooter. A motive is not yet known.

This is a developing story.

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