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Authorities Investigate Benoit Shooting

BENOIT, MS – On Monday, February 19, 2024, at approximately 1035 hours, the Bolivar County Sheriff’s Office responded to a gunshot victim incident at 95A Ingersol Rd. in Benoit.
The victim, identified as twenty-five-year-old Marchello Hoskin of Benoit, had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was being transported by private vehicle to Bolivar Medical Center. Hoskin, listed in critical condition, was subsequently airlifted to The Med in Memphis, TN for further medical attention. The circumstances surrounding the shooting remain under investigation. Authorities urge anyone with information about this crime to contact the Bolivar County Sheriff’s Office at 662-843-5378 or Cleveland-Bolivar County Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477. The investigation is ongoing.