On Aug. 24 the Starkville Police Department responded to Brooksville Garden apartments for the report of a shooting. The victim, 20-year old Deontay M. Rogers, of Starkville, was pronounced dead at OCH Regional Medical Center shortly after the incident. The Starkville Police Department charged 16-year old Tomas T. Bradford, of Starkville, with murder. This incident is under active investigation and more charges are expected.
Bradford was out on bond for a 2016 charges of murder and armed robbery at the time of arrest.
Anyone with any information into this incident is asked to contact the Starkville Police Department at 662-323-4131 or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 530-7151. Crime Stoppers may offer a cash reward.