Two shot and killed in Simpson County


SIMPSON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Simpson County authorities said a 19-year-old and a 17-year-old were shot and killed at Boswell Regional Health Center early Monday morning.

The incident happened just after midnight at 153 Boswell Lofton Road. When deputies arrived at the scene, they discovered one person died in the shooting and two others were injured.

According to Sheriff Paul Mullins, 24-year-old Jarvis Loftin was taken to the hospital by a private vehicle with non life-threatening injuries. Another person was transported by an ambulance and was pronounced dead at Magee General Hospital.

The sheriff identified one of the victims as 19-year-old Datavion Fairley. He said the 17-year-old’s name won’t be released.

There is no suspect at this time. The shooting is under investigation.

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