Man killed in Copiah County shooting

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COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Copiah County deputies are investigating after a man was shot and killed Tuesday night.

The shooting happened on Rhymes Road. When deputies arrived at the scene, they found the victim lying on the ground.

According to investigators, 47-year-old Chase Brewer had been shot multiple times. Sheriff Byron Swilley said the alleged shooter is a DEA agent who was off duty at the time of the incident. He told investigators that Brewer was trespassing on his property.

The alleged shooter was later identified has Harold Duane Poole. He turned himself in to the Copiah County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday. Poole has been charged with murder and is awaiting his initial appearance.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is assisting with the case.

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