UPDATE: Stepmom held in shooting death of stepson in Lee County

A 44-year-old Lee County woman is being held in jail on one count of murder after an incident Wednesday night.

Lisa Sandlin is being held at the Lee County Detention Center on $250,000 bond. Sandlin allegedly shot her stepson Kirk Sandlin, 35, after a verbal incident, according to Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson.

A shotgun was the weapon used. The victim was shot once in the abdomen. Kirk Sandlin died Wednesday at North Mississippi Medical Center.

The incident took place around 8 p.m. Wednesday at County Road 1946 House No. 138 near Saltillo.

More on this story as it is available.

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