January 13, 2022

UPDATE: Pike County shooting suspect arrested Thursday

Therese Apel

Kentrail Magee


Kentrail Magee has been taken into custody.


The Pike County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for a man wanted in a shooting case earlier this month.

According to a release, it was January 5 just before midnight when deputies got the call of a shooting on Emerald State Line Road.

Upon arrival, deputies found a gunshot victim at the residence. The suspect was identified as 19-year-old Kentrail Magee, a black male, 5’9” with black hair and brown eyes. Magee had fled the scene prior to law enforcement arrival.

The victim was transported to Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in stable condition.

If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Kentrail Magee, please call the Pike County Sheriff’s Office at 601-783-6767, Crime Stoppers at 888-755-8810, or Central Dispatch at 601-783-2323. Crime Stoppers tips are anonymous.

Police ask the public not to approach Kentrail Magee, as he is considered armed and dangerous.

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