Update: 1 dead, 1 arrested in Jefferson Davis County shooting

Eric Lott is charged with murder and aggravated assault.
Eric Lott is charged with murder and aggravated assault.

JEFFERSON DAVIS CO., Miss. – A Monday night shooting at an apartment complex has left one dead and one behind bars.

Wednesday morning, a Justice Court judge denied bond for the suspect, Eric Lott, of Prentiss.

According to Jefferson Davis County Investigator John Wayne Tolar, shots were fire around midnight in the parking lot of Palmetto Estates Apartments.

Tolar says Adrian Eley and Willie Daggins were shot in the incident. Both men were taken to Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Eley later died Tuesday morning.

According Tolar, Lott turned himself in to Jefferson Davis Sheriff’s Department around 3 p.m. Tuesday.

He has been charged with aggravated assault and murder.

Authorities have not named what led to the shooting. It is a n on-going investigation.

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