CORRECTION: The deceased victim has been identified as Roosevelt Walker. Clarksdale Police initially identified the victim as Robert Walker. We apologize for the error.
CLARKSDALE, Miss. — Police in Clarksdale, Mississippi, are investigating after a man was fatally shot Tuesday morning.
Police say officers responded to the shooting in the area of Kentucky and South Edwards Street at 11:57 a.m. The victim, identified as 37-year-old Roosevelt Walker, was found lying in the middle of the street with apparent gunshot wounds.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say investigators took in a person of interest in the 600 block of Lincoln Street around 3:50 p.m.
No further information has been released.