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Man dies in Morton shooting

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VICTIM: Marvin Thomas VICTIM: Marvin Thomas
SCOTT COUNTY - MORTON -

A shooting in Scott County kills a Morton man.

It happened on Ratliff Street in the City of Morton.

38-year old Marvin Thomas was shot in the leg according to the Scott County coroner.

Thomas was taken to the hospital where he died.

Police have arrested two men in connection with the shooting death.

They're 18-year old Devin Clark and 18-year old Devarius Ragsdale.

Paula Thomas tells us her brother, Marvin Thomas was visiting his stepbrother Friday evening.

Police say that's when 18-year olds Devin Clark and Devarius Ragsdale showed up outside the home on North Ratliff drive.

An argument broke out inside the home, then made its way outside.

That's when thomas was shot.

His family rushed to be by his side.

"I packed up my kids and I came on down here. When I got down here, I seen the ambulance, the police had it all blocked off." says Thomas

"I had to turn all the way back around from Canton to get here. By the time I made it here, my cousin had text me and told me he was dead." adds Marvin Thomas' son Charron Bilbro

The shooting suspect. Devin Clark is Thomas' son, according to his family.

Bilbro says the relationship with his brother, the shooting suspect can never be the same.

"It won't be no love lost, but It'll be hard for me to just actually just look him in his eyes and just let us have the same conversations we had when we were younger."

The family says they know their loved one is in a better place, they're just hoping justice is served.

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