Earnest Miles Jr.

Earnest Miles Jr.

A Marshall man has been jailed on a murder charge in the fatal shooting of his sister’s boyfriend.

A woman called police at 10:48 p.m. Wednesday and said her brother had shot her boyfriend in the 1300 block of Evans Street, according to Marshall police.

When officers arrived, they found a deceased man with a gunshot wound to the head in a bedroom, police said. He was identified as 31-year-old Anniel Dixon of Marshall.

Earnest Miles Jr., 34, was booked into the Harrison County Jail on a charge of murder. Jail records show Miles lives in the 1300 block of Evans Street.

The case is under investigation by the Marshall Police Department.