Man shot, killed near Booker T field


The fatal shooting of a young man near the Booker T football field Monday evening is being investigated by Philadelphia Police.

The man, Xenthirues Maxfield, 22, of Philadelphia was shot in the area of the football field near Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on Dec. 28.

Philadelphia Police Det. Bobby Pattillo said the shooting is believed to happened at about 5:30 p.m.

Maxfield was transported by personal vehicle to Neshoba General where he was later pronounced dead.  

The case is currently under investigation and anyone with any information is urged to contact the Philadelphia Police Department or East Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 1-855-485 TIPS (8477).

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