OXFORD – A father and son are dead and another person is recovering from a gunshot wound after a shooting Saturday night in rural Lafayette County.
Frank Taylor Clark II, 44, and his son, Charles Taylor Clark, 20, were found dead at a residence on County Road 403 (Belle River Road) after deputies responded to a 911 call at 11:39 p.m. Another person, who was not identified by the Sheriff’s Department, had also suffered a gunshot wound.
A suspect, believed to be a black male, reportedly fled the scene in a vehicle belonging to one of the victims. It was recovered soon afterward by Lafayette County officers and is being process for possible evidence.
Lafayette County Sheriff F.D. “Buddy” East said the search for the suspect is continuing.
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