HERNANDO, Miss.– A man is dead and a suspect is in custody Monday after a shooting in Hernando, Mississippi.
Hernando Police said the shooting happened on East Parkway around 5:14 p.m. Monday.
Police said the victim, 29-year-old Kordarius Kentrell Howard, was found lying on the lawn with a gunshot wound.
Police originally stated that the victim was airlifted via Life Flight to a Memphis hospital for emergency medical treatment. They later said the victim died from his injuries as staff prepared him for transport.
The suspect, 22-year-old Ladarrion Markell Darden, immediately fled the scene on foot but was located by responding officers within a short time.
This is still an ongoing investigation. Hernando Police said additional details will be available at a later time.
WREG will update when more information becomes available.