OKOLONA, Miss. (WTVA) - Okolona Police confirmed someone shot and killed another person on Monday.
Acting Coroner Larry Harris and police identified the victim as Tavares Williams, 43, of Okolona.
Tavares Williams shot and killed in Okolona, Mississippi, on Sept. 20, 2021.
Crime scene tape blocks off a scene in Okolona on September 20, 2021.
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Assistant Chief of Police Sherry Hardin said the shooting began at the Okolona Terrace Apartments on South Gatlin Street.
Two people left the apartments in two vehicles near Fleming Street. That’s where someone heard another gunshot.
Hardin said Williams drove onto West Monroe Street, then onto Fleming Street and crashed into a tree.
On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Hardin confirmed the arrest of D’Marcus Darden, 27, of Okolona.
He faces two felonies: shooting into a dwelling and first-degree murder in the death of Williams.