Two teens charged with capital murder in death of 64-year-old Yazoo City man

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YAZOO CITY, Miss. (WJTV) – Yazoo City police arrested two 15-year-olds in connection to the murder of a 64-year-old man.

Officers responded to the Baptist emergency room around 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday regarding a gunshot victim. They went to the home of the victim, Sylvester Young, on Willie Brown Street where he had been shot.

After processing the scene and interviewing witnesses, agents with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) and Yazoo City police arrested Tyler Fleming, 15. He was charged with capital murder. Fleming is being held at the Yazoo Regional Correctional Facility at this time.

Police later arrested Kalveonte Moore, 15, in connection to the deadly shooting. He has been charged with home invasion and capital murder.

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