Monday, February 27, 2012

Shooting Victim Identified

New Release - Rankin County Sheriff's Office

Victim in Fatal Shooting Identified and Suspect Charged with Murder

The victim of an early morning shooting in the Robinhood Community has been identified as Christopher Eugene Hankins, 46 year old male from Brandon, MS. It appears from the preliminary investigation that Hankins died from multiple gunshot wounds.

As a result of the investigation by the Rankin County Sheriffs Department and consultation with District Attorney Michael Guest, the suspect in the shooting, Richard G. Lewis, will be charged with murder and appear before Rankin County Court Judge Kent McDaniel Tuesday morning at 9am.

Sheriff Bryan Bailey
Rankin County Sheriff's Office

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