Fatal shooting victim staggers into street for help - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

Fatal shooting victim staggers into street for help

Edwawrd Young Edwawrd Young
Travis Anderson Travis Anderson
TCHULA, MS (WLBT) - A Holmes County man, who was shot inside his vehicle, staggered into the roadway looking for help before dying of his injuries

Tchula Police Chief Billy Reed said the fatal shooting happened sometime after 8:30 p.m. Saturday night on Old Highway 49.

The victim has been identified as Travis Anderson, believed to be in his 30's, of Tchula.

The suspected shooter, Edward Young, has been taken into custody and charged with murder.

Witnesses told investigators that Anderson was parked in front of an abandoned building on Highway 49 when Young opened fire.

Chief Reed confirms that Young, also believed to in his 30's, was shot at least once.

Authorities said Young was recently released from prison on an aggravated assault charge.

A motive has not been determined. The investigation is ongoing.

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