Columbus Police say man died of gunshot wound - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

Columbus Police say man died of gunshot wound

COMUMBUS, MISS. (AP) - Police are investigating a shooting that left a Columbus man dead. Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant says 35-year old Eddie T. Bankhead was taken to Baptist Golden Triangle, where he died in surgery just before 4 a.m. Tuesday.

Merchant says Bankhead died from a gunshot wound under the arm.

Police Lt. Selvain McQueen says three people were inside a home Monday night when two people with bandanas over their faces came inside.

McQueen says Bankhead was shot and the others in the home were not hurt.

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