September 25-- Law enforcement officials are looking for the person who fatally shot a Brewton-Parker College student and wounded another student at an off-campus party early Sunday morning.
B.L. Horne with the Mount Vernon Police Department says 20-year-old Stevenson Derival of Decatur was shot during an altercation at 1106 Walker Street about 1:30 a.m. Sunday. Another person, 22-year-old Javar Bridges,a student from Florida, was shot in the arm.
GBI Agent Scott Whitley says there was a confrontation between Derival and the shooter which led to the shooting. Authorities are questioning witnesses who were at the party which was held in a house rented by non-students, Whitley reported.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the Mount Vernon Police Department, 583-2323, or the GBI office in Eastman, 478-374-6988.