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Man shoots, kills cousin in Copiah County

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Derrick Williams  (Source: Facebook) Derrick Williams (Source: Facebook)
Larry Durr  (Source:  Copiah County Sheriff's Department) Larry Durr (Source: Copiah County Sheriff's Department)
COPIAH COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

One man is dead and another man is behind bars after a shooting in Copiah County.

The Copiah County Sheriff's Department says that 35-year-old Derrick Williams was shot around 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon just outside of Hazlehurst.

The shooting suspect is 24-year-old Larry Durr.

Authorities confirmed Williams and Durr are cousins.

Williams was transported to the hospital by a privately owned vehicle and was later pronounced dead.

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