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Investigators say two men who died at Marshall County gas station shot each other

The shooting occurred around 2 p.m. Tuesday in Lamar, Mississippi, around 45 minutes from Memphis.

LAMAR, Miss — Investigators in Marshall County said a deadly shooting at a gas station there happened when the two men who died got into a fight and shot each other.

It happened Tuesday at the M&W Quick Stop gas station near Lamar, Mississippi, along U.S. Highway 72.

One man died on the scene and the second man was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition, where they later died. 

During a news conference Wednesday morning, the Marshall County Sheriff's Office said Demarcus Pate, 28 and Tarvis Shields, 39, apparently shot each other after getting into an altercation.

The sheriff's office said they aren't looking for any additional suspects.

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