Police work fatal shooting in Claiborne

Published 12:02am Tuesday, January 14, 2014

PORT GIBSON — Police are searching for a man they believe shot another man Monday afternoon on Y-Camp Road in Port Gibson.

Claiborne County Sheriff Marvin Lucas said police believe Marque West, 20, shot and killed Erick Hyder, 32, at approximately 3:20 p.m. following an argument near Hyder’s residence on Y-Camp Road. Lucas said West also lives on Y-Camp Road.

Lucas said after the argument, West reportedly left to retrieve a gun, returned and shot Hyder approximately 100 yards from his house.

West reportedly fled after the shooting.

Anyone with information about West’s whereabouts should call the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department at 601-437-5161.