9-year-old shot, killed in Starkville

Published: Jan. 6, 2022 at 9:10 AM CST
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STARKVILLE, Miss. (WLBT) - A shooting in Starkville has killed a 9-year-old child, according to WCBI.

Two shootings were reported before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, one at the Brookville Garden Apartments on Everglade Avenue and another on Santa Anita Avenue.

The child was shot and killed while inside a vehicle on Santa Anita Avenue.

Oktibbeha County coroner Michael Hunt later identified him as Lasang Kemp Jr.

That vehicle is believed to be associated with a person targeted in the shooting on Everglade Avenue.

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