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Starkville man arrested for stealing gun from sporting goods store

Starkville police arrest a local man for trying to shoplift a firearm at Academy Sports.

Posted: Mar 5, 2018 7:09 PM
Updated: Mar 5, 2018 7:20 PM

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.

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