3 charged after 2 shot, killed in Olive Branch

3 charged after 2 shot, killed in Olive Branch

OLIVE BRANCH, MS (WMC) - Three people are in jail after a double homicide in Olive Branch.

Police were called to the scene at Tacoma Place and Lafayette Drive around 6:30 p.m. Monday.

Witnesses said a fight broke out between the parties that resulted in gunfire.

The DeSoto County Coroner identified the victims as Rodney Clark, 20, and Chavez Aldridge, 17. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

(Source: WMC Action News 5)

Three people were taken into custody and charged with two counts of murder.

Darius Wayne, 18, Kalani Tiapula, 30, and Az-Hakim Oliver, 19, were all arrested.

A memorial had already been set up at the scene

Monday night with teddy bears, flowers, and messages of love.

Neighbors who knew the people involved said the shooter and victims were friends and often seen together in the neighborhood.

2 dead after double shooting in Olive Branch

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