1 Dead After Shooting At County Courthouse In Mississippi

Updated at 11:27 a.m. ET.

One person was shot and killed outside the Madison County courthouse in Canton, Miss. just before 9 a.m. on Monday morning, according to local news reports.

The shooter, who has not been identified, has surrendered to police, the Clarion-Ledger reported. The victim was identified by his family as Kendrick Brown, according to the Clarion Ledger. District attorney Michael Guest said that Brown was on the circuit court docket on Monday for drug-related charges, according to Jackson television station WAPT.

Brown’s family told the Clarion-Ledger that the shooter was a local fireman, but that has not been confirmed.

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