Man dies after shot in fight over his dog attacking neighbor

Published 9:59 am Tuesday, March 26, 2019

A Mississippi man has died after he got into an argument over a dog attack and his neighbor shot him.

Jackson police say 38-year-old Richard Parker died Monday in a hospital sometime after the Saturday night shooting.

Police say Parker’s dog was injured after it attacked a neighbor. The unnamed neighbor tells police that Parker then assaulted him, leading to the shooting.

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A man was questioned by police after the shooting. However, no arrests had been made as of Monday night. Police say they continue to investigate.