Christmas Eve Shooting in Pearl

Police in Pearl say a 22-year-old man fatally shot his girlfriend and wounded her father before killing himself on Christmas Eve.
Reports say police received a call Saturday about a man with a gun at a Pearl home. Pearl police said the shootings happened just as officers arrived.
The man responsible was identified as Matthew Wilson. His 17-year-old girlfriend, Heather King, was killed. King’s father was wounded and was last listed in stable condition.
All three were found in the yard of the home. Heather King and Wilson were pronounced dead at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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