Deputies find suicide note after a shooting in Diamondhead

DIAMONDHEAD, MS (WLOX) - Hancock County Sheriff Steve Garber just confirmed a fatal shooting happened Tuesday morning in Diamondhead's Holiday Village at 9743 Limu Way.

According to Sheriff Garber, 20-year-old Tyler Clemmons of Slidell was shot in the shoulder and is being treated. The 18-year-old shooter, Kevin Abrams, however died from an apparent self inflicted gun shot wound.

Officials said the incident sparked a week ago in Picayune. Investigaors say Abrams was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after beating his 18-year-old girlfriend.

After the beating, the girlfriend reportedly came to her mother's house in Diamondhead.

Deputies said Abrams left a suicide note telling his family he loves them.

Investigators are on scene at this time.

WLOX Reporter AL Showers is working on this story and will give you the all the information as it becomes available.

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