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Gunman on the run, victim dead in Wesson armed robbery – Daily Leader

Shooter on the run, victim dead in armed robbery in Wesson

Published on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 8:46 am

WESSON – The Copiah County Sheriff’s Office confirmed an armed robbery and subsequent shooting Wednesday morning that left one victim dead. The shooter is on the run after leaving the Wesson Truck Stop on I-55.

The Copiah County Sheriff’s Office said it is currently investigating the armed robbery that occurred Tuesday evening. A customer was robbed, shot and later died in a hospital.

The victim’s car was found abandoned a short time later. The Copiah County Sheriff’s Office said the suspect is not currently in custody.

Further details will be released once the video footage has been reviewed.

Wesson Truck Stop is located at the intersection of Sylvarena Road and I-55.

We will update this story as more details emerge.

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