Shooting leaves one dead and suspect in custody in Tishomingo County

By NEMS Daily Journal

TISHOMINGO – A man killed Thursday night in a shooting in Tishomingo County has been identified as Kevin Douglas Long Jr., 28, of Blue Springs.

Long died of a shotgun wound about 9:20 p.m. Thursday, said Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon.

The sheriff’s office has not released any other details about the incident that happened on C.R. 116 west of Tishomingo, but a suspect is in custody and the case remains under investigation.

The body is being taken to Jackson for autopsy, Wilemon said.