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1 killed, 1 injured in Bude gas station shooting

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One person is dead and another is recovering after being shot in Franklin County Thursday morning. (Source: MSNewsNow viewer) One person is dead and another is recovering after being shot in Franklin County Thursday morning. (Source: MSNewsNow viewer)
BUDE, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

One person is dead and another is recovering after being shot in Franklin County Thursday morning.

According to Franklin County Sheriff James Newman, 54-year-old James William Wallace walked into the Gas Lane Shell station in Bude at the intersection of 184 and Highway 98 around 5:20 a.m.

Wallace then pulled out a small caliber handgun and fatally shot Bruce Anthony Lofton, 49, according to Sheriff Newman. A second victim, 45-year-old Christopher Allen Shell, was shot in the arm.

Shell's injury is non life-threatening and he is expected to be okay. Sheriff Newman says this case is still under investigation and could not comment on what a motive may have been for the killing.

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