crime watch

The Starkville Police Department responded to a shots fired call at 4:55 p.m. on Wednesday evening that resulted in the deaths of two individuals. The incident remains under active investigation.

On Wednesday at 4:55 p.m., the Starkville Police Department responded to a call that reported shots fired on Pilcher Street.

Upon arrival, officers learned that two victims had been shot. One victim was deceased that evening while the other passing away on Thursday night after being flown out of the area for further treatment.

On Friday, SPD Chief Mark Ballard, Mayor Lynn Spruill, and Ward 7 Alderman Henry Vaughn Sr. spoke to the press regarding Wednesday night’s incident.

For their statements and more on the action they are taking, make sure to grab a copy or check out the e-edition of the Saturday, March 6 SDN. 

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