Update: Kosciusko man found guilty in fatal Starkville shooting

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Update: A Kosciusko man was found guilty of capital murder in the 2018 shooting death of a Starkville eye doctor.

An Oktibbeha County Circuit Court jury found Tommy Chisholm guilty Saturday after deliberating for less than an hour.

Judge Lee Howard sentenced Chisholm to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

The 2018 shooting happened inside the eye clinic at the Starkville Walmart.

The victim was Dr. Shauna Witt, an “on again, off again” girlfriend of Chisholm’s


July 27: The murder trail of Tommy Chisholm began in Starkville on Monday.

Chisholm is accused of driving from Kosciusko to Starkville and shooting Dr. Shauna Witt at an eye clinic inside Walmart.

That shooting happened January 13, 2018.

WCBI-TV reported that jury selections began Monday at the Oktibbeha County Storm Shelter.

Judge Lee Howard will preside over the trial.

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