Two dead after shooting near convenience store on Whitesville Road

Published 9:04 pm Monday, May 29, 2023

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Two people are dead after a shooting that occurred near a convenience store on Whitesville Road on Monday evening, according to Troup County Coroner Erin Hackley.

Hackley said the initial information is that it was an apparent murder/suicide, though law enforcement continues to investigate. The identity of the deceased individuals has not yet been released.

The incident occurred near the Junior Food Mart, located at 1616 Whitesville Road. There was a heavy police presence in the area and police tape around the scene Monday evening.