Man Claims Self-Defense After Shooting Someone At A Cemetery After Funeral


CLAY COUNTY, MS — A shooting at a Clay County cemetery sent one person to the hospital Saturday, November 5th.

The shooting occurred at Memorial Gardens. The victim was shot after he allegedly assaulted a man at the cemetery, according to Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott. The suspect stated that he fired in self-defense.

The victim was transported to North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. The investigation is still pending.


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Robert Nixon is a retired law enforcement officer whose career spanned thirty years in various assignments, to include the rank of chief. He is the owner of AO Training Solutions LLC, specializing in open enrollment defensive handgun and trauma first aid training.

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