Kosciusko Police release statement regarding double homicide


Kosciusko Police have released the following statement regarding the shooting deaths of two Kosciusko teens:

“At approximately 7:21 p.m., Kosciusko Police were dispatched to a residence on S. East St. near the corner of Gilliland St. for reports of two people with gunshot wounds.  The shooting occurred inside the home.  It was not a drive by shooting. At this time, it appears that the two shot each other for reasons currently unknown.”

Fifteen-year-old Christne Tolliver was transported by EMS to Baptist Attala where he was pronounced dead by Attala County Coroner, Sam Bell.  Eighteen-year-old Victor Nolden was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into this shooting incident is ongoing.