STARKVILLE, Miss (WTVA) -- Starkville police arrest a local man for trying to shoplift a firearm at Academy Sports.
Starkville police spokesperson Brandon Lovelady says the incident happened on March 4.
Billy Shed, 26, is now charged with possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a weapon by a felon.
Shed was transported to the Oktibbeha County Jail.
Anyone with any information into this, or any other, incident is asked to contact the Starkville Police Department at 662-323-4134 or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.