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Elderly man murdered in Yazoo City

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Neighbors are stunned after an elderly man is shot and killed

in Yazoo City.

Seventy-nine-year-old King Ball Junior was found with gunshot wounds Wednesday morning.

Many people are wondering why would someone would want to kill Mr. Ball.

Police are chasing down leads, while neighbors are still in shock.

Word spread fast down east 7th street after 79-year -old king ball was found dead on the floor his home after 7 a.m.
Resident Eric Taylor can’t believe what happened –he, like so many people in the community, knew ball.
Right now police have at least two persons of interests.

Welton McKay, the pastor of Christian Fellowship, says it’s time to take action and look out for the elderly.  
If you have information, call the yazoo police department with any information.

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