Arrests Made in Starkville in Connection with Shooting

Two arrests were made over the past week in connection with a shooting that occurred in Starkville on Monday, Dec. 7.

Authorities apprehended Roderiques Lockett, 24, and John King Jr., 35, on Dec. 10 and Dec. 14, respectively. Both men have been charged with attempted murder and armed robbery.

A statement from the Starkville Police Department can be read below.

“Two arrests have been made in a Monday, December 7, 2020, shooting that occurred on Reed Ridge Circle. Roderiques Lockett (24), arrested December 10th, and John King, Jr. (35), arrested December 14th, were both charged with attempted murder and armed robbery.

The Starkville Police Department continues to investigate the incident and more arrests are likely.
We would like to thank Our Starkville Community for their efforts and support throughout this investigation.

If you have any information please contact the Starkville Police Department at 662-323-4131, Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 800-530-7151, or through our anonymous tip system on our website. Crime Stoppers may offer a cash reward.”

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