Starkville law enforcement respond to fatal shooting

Updated - Law enforcement officers responded to the fatal shooting on Tuesday afternoon.

Posted: Nov 26, 2019 3:26 PM
Updated: Nov 27, 2019 9:35 AM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Oktibbeha County and Starkville law enforcement officers responded Tuesday afternoon to a fatal shooting.

According to our news partner, the Starkville Daily News, Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt identified the victim as 23-year-old Laterrence Dewon McCarter.

Source: Ryan Phillips/Starkville Daily News via Twitter

Yellow police tape was placed outside the Brookville Garden Apartments in Starkville.

At 2:08 p.m., Ryan Phillips with the Starkville Daily News posted a picture of law enforcement officers standing near the yellow tape.

The scene appears to be a fatal shooting at the apartments on Everglade Avenue, Phillips reported.

The shooting was fatal, WTVA reporter Wayne Hereford later confirmed. 

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