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Jasper County man shot

July 09, 2017
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Wayne County Sheriff Jody Ashley said a suspect Demarco A. Pruitt of 918 Gulf Ave. Heidelberg, Mississippi is in custody after a deadly shooting in Waynesboro early Sunday morning. Sheriff Ashley said the suspect was charged with murder Monday and is currently in the Wayne County jail. Ashley said another Jasper County person was killed in the shooting Sunday morning around 1 a.m. on Landfill Road. Scottie Allen Walker presently a resident of 4131 Lur-Lane, Laurel was the victim. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is handling the incident.