Meridian Star

June 5, 2014

Rienzi man killed in shooting

The Associated Press
Associated Press

RIENZI, Miss. — A 35-year-old Booneville man has been arrested on charges in a fatal shooting in Rienzi on Tuesday.

Alcorn County Sheriff's Department investigator Reggie Anderson tells The Daily Corinthian ( ) 35-year-old Bobby Thompson was arrested Wednesday on a murder charge. Thompson is being held without bond in the county jail pending an initial court appearance.

Anderson says the body of 33-year-old Jeff Hall was found at his home near Rienzi about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. He says Hall was shot in the chest.

Anderson says the investigation is continuing.