June 23, 2023

One arrested After Man Shot To Death In Playground Area Of Ridgeland Apartments

Morgan Howard

Source: Ridgeland PD Rodney Glenn Taylor,

Ridgeland police have arrested a man wanted for a shooting that happened at a Ridgeland apartment complex.

A 22-year-old was shot to death inside the playground area of the complex.

On Thursday, June 22, Ridgeland police received a report of a shooting that happened at Pinebrook Apartments on Pine Knoll Drive.

When officers arrived, they were directed to the playground area, near the pool, where they found the victim.

22-year-old Kyeon Terrell Lyles, was found lying on the ground unconscious with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Bystanders, officers, and medical personnel administered medical attention but were unable to revive Lyles.

According to eyewitness statements, and further investigation, the shooter was identified as 58-year-old Rodney Glenn Taylor, of Jackson.

An arrest warrant was issued for Taylor for one count of murder. He was picked up this afternoon, according to Ridgeland Police Chief Brian Myers.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Rodney Glenn Taylor is asked to call Ridgeland Police Department at 601-856-2121.

Source: Ridgeland PD
Rodney Glenn Taylor

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