16-year-old charged with armed carjacking that led to crash on Lakeland Dr.

16-year-old charged with armed carjacking that led to crash on Lakeland Dr.
Multiple juveniles apprehended after armed carjacking in Jackson (Source: WLBT)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - A 16-year-old has been charged as an adult after carjacking a person at gunpoint and then crashing the car on Lakeland Drive.

16-year-old Tyler Williams has been arrested and charged with armed robbery of an individual and auto theft after the incident on Wednesday.

According to officials, a white sedan was stolen just after 1:30 p.m. in the Mill Street area.

The vehicle was then seen by police on Lakeland Drive around before 5:30 p.m.

The driver fled and collided with a second vehicle near University Drive.

Multiple juveniles were taken into custody and will be charged with misdemeanors.

Additional felony charges are possible.

No injuries were reported.

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