Alcorn County News

Family dispute day after Thanksgiving leads to deadly shooting

A family dispute the day after Thanksgiving turned deadly according to the Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Department.

From the TCSO:

On Friday Evening ,11/26/2021, 911 Dispatched Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Department Deputies to 63 CR 246 in Iuka Ms. Regarding a fight and shooting with injuries.

Multiple witnesses stated that Michael Ray Thacker got into an argument with a family member and retrieved a gun and began firing at the family member and another male.

The male returned fire striking Mr. Michael Ray Thacker, and 911 was called. Mr. Michael Ray Thacker died as a result of a gunshot wound.

The case is still under investigation by the Sheriff’s office and will be presented to the Tishomingo County Grand Jury.

Jon R Myers

Jon R Myers is he executive editor of the Mississippi New Group, the largest digital only media company in Mississippi.

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