Police: Man shot in the head after buying soft drink

Police: Man shot in the head after buying soft drink

MCCOMB, MS (WLBT) - A man was shot in the head after he was seen buying a soft drink at a McComb gas station Sunday.

On Sunday, August 5, around 10:00 p.m., officers of McComb Police Department responded to New York Avenue in reference to an individual being possibly shot.

Officers found a white man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to his forehead.

The victim has been identified as 51-year-old Radon Marion Brister, of Magnolia.

Brister was seen riding a red mountain bike at Love's Quik Stop on N. Broadway St. and purchased a soft drink moments before the incident. Witnesses saw a small black passenger car fleeing the area just after a single gunshot was heard from neighbors.

Brister was transported to Southwest Mississippi Medical Center and was then flown to University Mississippi Medical Center for further treatment and remains in critical condition.

Anyone with information in reference to the shooting is asked to contact McComb Police Department at 601-684-3213 or Crime Stoppers at 601-684-0033.

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