Tennessee man charged with murder in connection with Olive Branch shooting

Tennessee man charged with murder in connection with Olive Branch shooting
Tennessee man charged with murder in connection with Olive Branch shooting (Source: Olive Branch Police Dept.)

OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. (WMC) - A Tennessee man has been charged with murder in connection with a deadly shooting in Olive Branch, Mississippi.

Olive Branch police responded to a shots fired call Tuesday night at the Super 8 Motel on Business Center Drive.

At the scene, officers found 34-year-old Christopher L. Smith of Holly Springs, Mississippi unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound. He was later pronounced dead.

Investigators identified the suspect as 22-year-old Darius Braddock of Bolivar, Tennessee. He was taken into custody with the help of Hardeman County Sheriff’s Office.

Braddock’s bond is set at $1 million.

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