We are following a Breaking News Story out of Mississippi. 8 people, including a Sheriff”s Deputy, are dead following a shooting spree. It happened late Saturday evening in 3 different locations in Bogue Chitto and Brookhaven Mississippi. The suspect is in custody and has allegedly confessed to the crimes, telling a local newspaper that he “didn’t intend to kill the deputy, that he ran out of bullets” and was “hoping for suicide by cop”.
According to the Jackson Clarion-Ledger Newspaper, the suspect, identified as 35 year old Cory Godbolt, has a long criminal record including armed robbery and aggravated assault.
We will have more on this developing story on 24 Action News at 6 & 11 pm.