Shooting suspect captured after manhunt near Reservoir

Updated: Dec. 28, 2020 at 8:55 PM CST
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RANKIN CO., Miss. (WLBT) - Rankin County sheriff’s deputies have captured a suspect after a man was shot near the Ross Barnett Reservoir.

Deputies say a man was shot multiple times on Brendalwood Lane in Brandon on Monday afternoon.

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey says the suspect is 18-year-old Deshawn Xavien Douglas. He was captured at the nearby Regions Bank without incident, a few hours after the manhunt began.

Bailey says the shooting stemmed from an ongoing property dispute. According to officials, a physical altercation occurred before Douglas pulled out a gun and shot the victim.

The victim was taken to the hospital via ambulance but their condition is currently unknown.

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