Published on August 20th, 2020 | by Lafayette County Sheriff1
Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department Arrest Man for Drive by Shooting and Possession on a Stolen Firearm
On Wednesday, August 19, 2020, deputies with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department were advised of a shooting incident, were the suspect fired from a moving vehicle towards another vehicle in the area of Highway 7 North.
Deputies located the suspect vehicle traveling south on Highway 7 North, and apprehended the suspect. Investigators were called to the scene and located a stolen firearm inside of the vehicle.
Tyler Akeem Payne was subsequently arrested and charged with Drive by Shooting and Possession of a Stolen Firearm. Payne was transported to the Lafayette County Detention Center, and his bond was set at $75,000.00 by a Justice Court Judge.