June 12, 2024

University of Southern Mississippi Football Player Shot And Killed

Morgan Howard

Source: University of Southern Miss
Source: University of Southern Miss

A University of Southern Mississippi football player was shot and killed.

The shooting happened late Tuesday night at the Ivy Row housing complex.

Forrest County Coroner Lisa Klem later identified the victim as 21-year-old Marcus Daniels Jr. He is from George County.

He was shot and his body has been sent to the medical examiner for an autopsy.

WDAM said that Daniels was a standout football player from George County High School who previously played at Ole Miss before transferring.

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