Suspect captured in Brookhaven murder

Suspect captured in Brookhaven murder
Praiveon Travareous Sanders (Source: Brookhaven Police Department)

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (WLBT) - Police in Brookhaven are investigating a homicide that happened on Thursday evening.

According to multiple law enforcement sources, sometime before 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, a male victim was fatally shot on East Cherokee Street.

In a video, police and paramedics can be seen at the scene where the victim appears to be lying in the street.

Brookhaven police investigating after man is killed in the street

Praiveon Travareous Sanders is considered a suspect in the homicide.

He was apprehended Friday morning by the Copiah County Sheriff’s Department.

Sanders was arrested without incident.

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