VERONA, Miss. — Authorities say a shooting in northeast Mississippi has claimed the life of a 17-year-old boy.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green says the boy died of his wounds Thursday afternoon following the gunfire in Verona.

WCBI-TV reports that the shooting happened shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday on Clements Road near Mattox Street.

Verona Police Chief J.B. Long says the suspected shooter fled in a white car with tinted windows.

Few other details were immediately released.

Information from: WCBI-TV,

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