Brookhaven: 3 dead, 1 in custody after Saturday shooting

Published 10:22 am Sunday, July 2, 2023

Three people are dead, and a 21-year-old is in custody Sunday morning after a Saturday night shooting in Brookhaven.

At approximately 10:56 p.m., Brookhaven Police responded to apartments behind Brookhaven Glass on South Railroad Avenue to reports of gunshots.

Shanecia Ferdinand, 28, and her brother LaDarius Rockingham, 30, had been shot and killed, according to Chief Kenneth Collins. Ferdinand was pregnant and the baby was also killed in the domestic situation, Collins said.

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The suspect, 21-year-old Kelvin White, fled the scene. He was arrested a little while later in the county.

“Thank you to Sheriff Steve Rushing and his officers with Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for their help,” said Collins.

The incident remains under investigation.