A Grenada man was shot and killed Friday in a house in the eastern part of town.
According to Capt. George Douglas with the Grenada Police Department, a man he identified as Izzic Terrell Townes, 43, apparently died of a gunshot wound suffered in a house in the 600 block of Govan Street.
According to Douglas, a dice game was being in played in the house.
Police received the call shortly before 3 a.m., Douglas said.
When officers arrived they found Townes in the living room floor. He was transported to University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada where he was pronounced dead by Grenada County Coroner Eddie “Skeeter” Robinson, according to Douglas.
Police are encouraging anyone with information relevant to the case to call (662) 226-1211 or (662) 227-TIPS, Douglas said.