One dead, one injured in double shooting

Hazlehurst police are searching for a suspect in a double shooting that happened around 7:25 p.m. Monday near 161 Longwood Street. Corey Handy, 21, was killed. The other victim, Damoyn Carroll, 22, was transported from Hardy Wilson Memorial Hospital to University Medical Center in Jackson.

Police are searching for a suspect, Earnest Jenkins, 37, of Hazlehurst

Chief Byron Swilley says his officers are still interviewing witnesses and have not yet determined a motive for the shooting.

Anyone with any other information can contact Lt. Darian Murray at the Hazlehurst Police Department, 601-894-1181, or call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS (601-355-8477) or 1-888-8CRIMES (888-827-4637).

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