January 2, 2023

Two Arrested After Fight Leads To Shooting In Starkville

Morgan Howard

Source: Starkville PD
On Thursday, December 29, at 10:39 p.m., Starkville Police Department officers responded to Orchard Lane near Reed Road about a report of someone being shot.
When officers arrived, they found one person who had been shot and that person was transported to OCH Regional Medical Center.
After investigating, officers determined that the shooting was related to a fight between female juveniles.
Officers arrested 22-year-old Jaleen Young, of Columbus, and 16-year-old Ladarius Jordan, of Starkville. They are believed to be the primary shooters in this incident.
Young was arrested in Lowndes County and Jordan was treated for a gunshot wound and released into Starkville Police Department custody.
Young was charged with aggravated assault and shooting into a house. Jordan was charged with aggravated assault.
Police say they expect more arrests to come.
The Starkville Police Department thanked the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office for their help with this investigation.
If you have information about this, or any other incident, please contact the Starkville Police Department at 662-323-4131, Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 800-530-7151, or through the anonymous tip system on our website. Crime Stoppers may offer a cash reward.
Source: Starkville PD

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