• Byhalia murder victim identified, suspect in custody

    By: Tony Atkins , Tom Dees


    BYHALIA, Miss. - One man is in jail, after allegedly shooting his co-worker multiple times at their workplace in Byhalia, according to the Marshall County Sheriff's Office. 

    Deputies identified the victim name was D'Andre Jones. He was allegedly shot multiple times by Lamonte Burchette, at Griffin Inc., where they worked together.

    "I was shocked and scared," said Lakesha Knight, who spent the night with her parents across from the shooting. 

    The Marshall County Sheriff's Department has also confirmed Burchette, is in custody. Sources tell us Burchette was arrested in Memphis at the an apartment complex.


    BYHALIA, Miss.--- One person has been shot and a gunman is on the run after a shooting in Byhalia, Mississippi, according to Marshall County Sheriff's Deputies.

    The shooting happened on Highway 178 at Griffin, Inc. a armored vehicle supplier. 

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    Deputies said two co-workers who previously had "beef" were involved in the shooting. The victim was shot in the head and body.

    The victim was airlifted to Regional One. 

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    The suspect has been identified as Lamont Burchette. He was seen leaving in a 2012 gray Jeep Liberty. Deputies said the suspect is believed to be heading towards Nashville. 

    FOX13 is working to learn what charges the suspect may face. 

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