Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Details on Tuesday Shooting Death in Winston County

Tuesday morning turned deadly in as Winston County Deputies responded to a report of shots fired at a residence on Young Crossing Road at 10:37 am.  Law enforcement found 18 year old Malik Miller with gunshot wounds at the scene. The shooting occurred in the yard of the residence.

Miller was transported to the medical clinic in Noxapater and then transported by ambulance to Winston Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

There were several individuals present but immediate suspicion fell on 18 year old Jared Hannah who had left the scene. Law enforcement began a search for Hannah in the following hours. Based on information received that Hannah may be located in a residence on Odie Shields Road, Winston County Sheriff's Deputies apprehended Hannah at approximately 2:30 pm. Hannah was found while hiding in a closet of the home.

Sheriff Jason Pugh commended his staff and Chief Deputy Keith Alexander for their work and investigation of the crime.

Hannah is currently held at the Winston Choctaw County Regional Correction Facility and is expected to be arraigned later today. The investigation is ongoing and additional suspects and additional charges may follow.