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5126 Old Mhoon
Landing Road

Tunica, Mississippi 38676

Administrative Office Hours:
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8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

11/16/2018

Local Man Killed in Shooting

On Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 9:49 p.m., Tunica County Sheriff's Office Dispatch received a call stated that subject had been shot at 1394 Sears Street.  Upon arrival, Sheriff Deputies  discovered a black male, lying near the front door of his residence, with a fatal gunshot wound.  The subject was later identified as Leroy Thomas AKA Duck, 72, of 1394 Sears Street.

No arrests have been made at this time.

If anyone have any information in regards to this incident, Sheriff Hamp encourages all callers to call the Tunica County Sheriff's Office Investigative Division at (662) 363-1411 or Tunica Crime Stoppers at (662) 910-0400.  All calls reported reported to Crime Stoppers are anonymous.