A juvenile was murdered last night in Yazoo City, and officers have arrested a male adult in connection with the homicide.
Thirteen-year-old Demontae Lee was murdered near Eleventh and Prentiss Street.
Yazoo County Coroner Ricky Shivers’s reported that around 7:30 p.m. Saturday Lee was found lying in the street with bicycles nearby.
“The victim had been shot several times,” Shivers said.
Police Chief Jay Winstead said James Banks, 20, was arrested and taken into custody.
The investigation continues, and The Herald will provide additional information when it becomes available.