Man arrested, seven shot during party in Fayette

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Marcus Smith (Courtesy: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office).

FAYETTE, Miss. (WJTV) – Seven people were shot during a party in Fayette around 1:40 p.m. on Sunday, December 26.

Jefferson County deputies responded to Community Drive after multiple calls were made about a shooting.

Deputies said Marcus Smith, 18, of Fayette, has been arrested and charged in connection to the shooting.

Location where shooting took place on Community Drive, (Courtesy: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office).

The seven people were taken to a local hospital as the Fayette Police Department and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate the crime.

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