Woman killed in domestic dispute in Tunica. Man is in custody

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ROBINSONVILLE, Miss –Thursday morning police have detained a man has a person of interest after a 45-year-old Olletta Jones was shot and killed.

The shooting happened in Robinsonville on Casino Strip Resort Blvd near Fitzgerald Blvd just after 5 AM Thursday morning.

Police told WREG that the incident was some sort of domestic dispute.

Investigators say that both Jones and the person of interest worked in a casino. Police have not released which casino they worked at.

Someone who heard the shots nearby called 9-1-1.

MBI has been called in to help Tunica County Sheriff’s Office with the investigation.

This is the second homicide in Tunica Co. this year.

The man detained has not been charged.

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