Couple in custody in shooting death of Copiah County man - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

Couple in custody in shooting death of Copiah County man

Jimmy Florence. Source: Copiah County Sheriff's office Jimmy Florence. Source: Copiah County Sheriff's office
Misty Lopez. Source: Copiah County Sheriff's Office Misty Lopez. Source: Copiah County Sheriff's Office
COPIAH COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - The Copiah County Sheriff's office has confirmed they are investigating a fatal shooting early Christmas morning.

It happened at a home on Highway 28 West in Hazlehurst, near the Jefferson county line.

The coroner tells us 25-year-old Joseph Florence was shot one time in the neck with a 12 gauge shotgun around one in the morning, Christmas day.

34-year-old Misty Lopez and 48-year-old Jimmy Florence, both of Hazlehurst, are in custody and will be charged in the crime.

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