A teenager has been charged with murder and another man with accessory  after a Tuesday afternoon shooting death at Brookville Garden Apartments in Starkville.

Aviante Jordan

Aviante Jordan

On Wednesday morning, the Starkville Police Department announced the arrests of 16-year-old Aviante Jordan for murder and 30-year-old Lakorian Stewart for conspiracy to commit a crime.

Jordan is being held with bond set at $1 million, while Stewart's bond is set at $100,000. The arrests were conducted by the SPD in conjunction with a U.S. Marshal Task Force.

Lakorian Stewart

Lakorian Stewart

The SPD thanked the community for its assistance in the investigation, and in bringing the incident to a conclusion without further tragedy.

The shooting took place at approximately 1:45 p.m. Tuesday and led to the death of Laterrance McCarter, 23. McCarter appeared to be driving a Nissan car at the time of the shooting, which came to rest after colliding with a parked van.

McCarter was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the SPD at 662-323-4431, or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151, or through the anonymous tip system on the SPD website

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