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Claiborne County Investigating Double Homicide and Mass Shooting

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Claiborne County Sheriff Edward Goods said his office was called to the Wilson Lounge in the Pattison Community shortly after midnight on Saturday morning.

Goods confirmed that two individuals were deceased and a total of eight were transported to area hospitals suffering from gunshot wounds.

As of 9:45 a.m. Saturday morning, a total of 6 people are in custody in relation to the incident. More arrests are expected.

This is an ongoing investigation and names are being withheld pending appropriate family notification.

Goods asks that anyone with any information please contact his office at 601-437-5161.

VDN’s David Day is en route to the scene and we will update as more information becomes available to us.

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