James Dodson

James Dodson 

An Indiana man was apprehended by local authorities in Starkville on Thursday after he allegedly killed a man at a Fort Wayne, Indiana, barbershop in early April.

The Starkville Police Department said at about 1 p.m. on Thursday, officers assisted the U.S. Marshal Task Force to serve a warrant on Ware Street. SPD was contacted by federal agents and informed that the suspect was believed to be in the area.

According to Oktibbeha County Jail records, 34-year-old James Dodson was booked on Thursday.

SPD says he was apprehended without incident.

Media outlets from the Fort Wayne area reported that Dodson was charged with the murder of Michael LoVett, Jr. who was found on the ground in front of his  barbershop suffering from gunshot wounds on April 9.

LoVett was pronounced dead at the scene.

The (Fort Wayne) Journal Gazette reported that Dodson was identified through footage taken from a gas station surveillance camera.

The newspaper also reports that two other suspects were also involved in the shooting.

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