Murder suspect accused of shooting his uncle in Harrison County

Harrison County is investigating a shooting that happened around 2 p.m. Tuesday in Saucier on Road 221 off F-Ladner Road near Mitchell Road.

Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson says the shooting stemmed from an argument between an uncle and his nephew. The uncle was killed.

He has been identified as 57-year-old Charles Bullock of Saucier. Harrison County Coroner Brian Switzer says Bullock died of a single gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect, his nephew, is 28-year-old Timothy Bullock. He was arrested at his home  and charged with murder.

Timothy Bullock is being held at the Harrison County Jail on a $1 million bond.

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