Two arrested in Brookville Garden apartments murder investigation

 

Jordan

Jordan

 

Stewart

Stewart

 

 

Dispatch Staff Report

 

 

Starkville police arrested two suspects Wednesday in connection to a fatal shooting at Brookville Garden apartments on Tuesday.

 

Aviante Jordan, 16, is charged with murder and Lakorian Stewart, 30, is charged with conspiracy to commit a crime, according to a Facebook post from the Starkville Police Department.

 

Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt identified the victim as Laterrence McCarter, 23, and said he has been sent to Jackson for an autopsy.

 

 

Police responded to the shooting at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday and found McCarter's body on Highland Avenue on the east side of the apartment complex, SPD Public Information Officer Brandon Lovelady said.

 

The incident is still under active investigation, Lovelady said. He did not say whether the incident was gang-related or if the police are looking for more suspects.

 

Jordan and Stewart are in custody at Oktibbeha County Jail. Jordan's bond was set at $1,000,000 and Stewart's at $100,000.

 

 

 

 

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