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.
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.