Man dies after being shot in the leg

A 38-year-old man is dead after authorities said he was shot while standing outside a residence Friday night. Morton Police said Marvin R. Thomas was shot once in the leg while talking to two men outside a home on Ratliff Street just after 6 p.m.

Morton Police Chief Nicky Crapps said Thomas ran back in the house and told those inside he’d been shot. He was transported to the emergency room at Scott Regional Hospital where he later died. […]