Panola County man shot to death, son being questioned

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PANOLA COUNTY, Miss. -- A man has been killed in Panola County, and the main person of interest is his own son.

The shooting happened around 7:30 a.m. on Greenbriar Circle in Courtland.

The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Alfred Nicholson, Jr.panola-county-shooting

No one answered when WREG's Luke Jones stopped by the home on Wednesday, but it didn't take long for people to start dropping by as news of the tragedy spread on social media.

"I'm just sorry to hear it. It's so much happening."

Virgia Wright said she never met the victim, but told us she knows his wife, Diane, very well.

"It's hurting her. Yeah, it's hurting her and she just lost her nephew about two months ago."

Wright said her friend never spoke about Nicholson or her son, who is now being questioned in the victim's death. She said she has no idea what their relationship was like.

At this time, no charges have been filed and it's still unclear what led up to the shooting.