The Starkville Police Department has arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with a Friday shooting on Louisville Street.
Officers charged Kendrick Bishop II, of 103 Edgewood Dr., with one count of shooting into a dwelling after a gun was discharged at 1257 Louisville St.
The case was investigated by SPD and the U.S. Marshal Service.
Bishop is behind bars at the Oktibbeha County Jail, where he awaits his initial appearance in municipal court.
If anyone has information on this incident, please contact SPD at 662-323-4131 or the Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 800-530-7151.
SPD: Be cautious around ATMs
SPD is also warning residents to be aware of their surroundings when using ATMs in the Golden Triangle.
A police release states ATM robberies are becoming more frequent in surrounding cities.
Local law enforcement agents are also reminding residents they can lower their chances of falling victim to auto burglars by locking their car doors after every use.
By leaving unlocked doors, “it makes it much easier for burglars to walk away with your belongings simply by lifting the door handle of your car,” the release states.
“Typically if the door is locked, a burglar will keep moving, as not to bring attention to themselves. This is especially important because of the increase in auto burglaries we’ve experienced recently,” the release states. “Also remember, when you get out of your car, take your valuables with you. Leaving your valuables in your car puts you at a higher risk of having your car burglarized.”
Carl Smith covers Starkville and Oktibbeha County for The Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter @StarkDispatch
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