Utility worker shot at in Marshall County; suspect barricaded

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Published: Jun. 7, 2022 at 4:31 PM CDT
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MARSHALL CO., Miss. (WMC) - A utility worker was shot at while on the job in Marshall County Tuesday.

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office says the worker was shot at while working on power lines on Mt. Sinai Road near Highway 309.

The suspect, Vonrico Dontrell Rayford, then barricaded himself inside a home, deputies say. After keeping law enforcement at bay for several hours, Rayford was taken into custody.

There is no word tonight as to why Rayford allegedly opened fire.

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