Shooting in Panola Co. leaves one person dead, teen arrested

PANOLA CO. (KYTX) - One person is dead and a Carthage teen arrested in connection with a shooting Wednesday night in Panola County.

Panola County Sheriff Kevin Lake reports Wednesday at approximately 7:55 p.m., 911 operators received a call in reference to a domestic disturbance involving weapons at a residence on US highway 79, just north of Carthage.

Upon arrival deputies located a victim inside the house dead of a gunshot wound. The victim was later identified as 43-year-old Leonard Digilormo of Carthage.

Panola County investigators obtained information at the scene leading to the identification of the suspect in involved in the shooting. He is identified as 17-year-old Koby Michael Yoder also of Carthage.

He was arrested and charged with murder. Yoder is jailed at the Panola County Detention Center pending arraignment.

The shooting remains under investigation.


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