January 31, 2022

Marshall Co investigation into shooting death of 13-year-old girl

Mary Apel

A reward is being offered for information after a Marshall County teen died of a gunshot wound on Saturday night.

According to Marshall County coroner James Anderson, the 13-year-old was shot on Embry Road in Byhalia, Mississippi.

Law enforcement was notified by the hospital after the girl was found to have a gunshot wound to the stomach.

“Officers were dispatched to this residence from Olive Branch Methodist Hospital, stating there was a 13-year-old female there that had a single gunshot wound to the stomach area,” said Maj. Kelly McMillen with Marshall County Sheriff’s Department.

No suspect or motive is known at this time.

“We do not have a person of interest or a suspect listed at this time,” McMillen said. “We’re working several avenues up to this.”

Anyone with info is asked to call Marshall County Sheriff’s Department at (662) 252-1311.

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