- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 13, 2014

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) - Three people, including a 16-year-old, are charged in the fatal shooting of an 87-year-old Meridian on Sunday.

Authorities say Billy Putnam was robbed and fatally shot in the parking lot of Vowell’s Market in Meridian.

Authorities say the 16-year-old is charged with armed robbery and capital murder.

Two others, DeCarlos Clark and Veronica Ferguson, are charged as accessories after the fact.

The three were being held Tuesday without bond in the Lauderdale County jail.



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