BREAKING: Kosciusko man charged with murder in Starkville shooting


Update: The charge against 41-year-old Tommy Chisholm has been upgraded to capital murder in the shooting death of a Starkville eye doctor.

Saturday afternoon, Starkville PD investigators, along with an agent from Homeland Security, executed a search warrant on Chisholm’s home in Kosciusko.

After the search, the home was reported clear.

Chisholm is being held in the Oktibbeha County Jail without bond. His first court date is set for Wednesday, Jan. 17.

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Jan. 13: Breezy News has learned that a Kosciusko man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection to a Saturday morning shooting in Starkville.

Starkville police confirmed that Tommy Chisholm, 41, has been arrested for the shooting death of 42-year-old optometrist Shauna Witt.

The shooting happened around 9:30 am at Wal-Mart on Hwy 12 in Starkville.

Videos posted to social media show Chisholm being apprehended in the parking lot by several officers.

Kosciusko Chief of Police Herbert Dew said a warrant has been obtained to search Chisholm’s home (pictured) in Kosciusko.

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