Fatal shooting in Vancleave

A day long argument between two men led to a fatal shooting in Vancleave Wednesday.

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell says 36-year-old Thomas Pearson is charged with murder. Pearson is accused of killing 33-year-old Jeffrey Summerlin of Vancleave.

Deputies arrived at a ranch on Old Fort Bayou Road just before 9 p.m. to Summerlin dead.

Sheriff Ezell says alcohol was involved in the shooting according to witnesses.

Pearson is being held in the Jackson County Adult Detention Center without bond.

An initial court appearance is scheduled for Friday.

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