MPD Files Charges in W. Gardens Shooting

Meridian, Miss. Meridian police have filed charges against seven people in a shooting incident Tuesday night at Western Gardens.

Police late this afternoon announced the arrests. All seven are charged with one count of aggravated assault and three counts of shooting into an occupied dwelling.

The individuals charged are: 21-year-old Carmeshia Robert, 25-year-old Lyndell Pritchard, 22-year-old Luther Graham, 21-year-old Devon Perry, 23-year-old Jazmond McClendon, 20-year-old Latavious Jordan, and 18-year- old Tamarcus Smith, all of Meridian.

Bond was set at $1 million for each suspect.

(Update: Charges against Robert, Pritchard, Graham, Perry, McClendon, and Jordan in relation to this incident were later dismissed by a city judge.)

Tamarcus Smith