First responders are on the scene of a potentially fatal shooting in Newton this evening.
According to social media reports, the incident occurred late this evening on Pine Street.
Newton County Coroner Danny Shoemaker confirmed via text message that he was dispatched to the shooting scene, but he could not release any details about the incident at this time.
Newton Police Chief Randy Patrick said he cannot comment on the case, as the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is handling the investigation.
Check www.newtoncountyappeal.com tomorrow for updates as we continue to follow this developing story.