July 27, 2022

Jefferson County shooting at Lorman mud-riding event leaves one man dead

Mary Apel

Robert Reynolds, 22, was shot in the stomach and killed in Lorman Saturday

The Jefferson County Sheriff and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation are investigating a fatal shooting at a mud-riding event in Lorman on July 23.

Authorities said 22-year-old Robert Reynolds was shot in the stomach during an altercation which involved three young men trying to enter the event without paying.

Reynolds was treated at a hospital in Port Gibson where he succumbed to his injuries.

Multiple arrests have been made thus far. This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at (601) 786-3404 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-442-5001.

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