Cacedric White, 26

Lexington, Mississippi
June 23, 2013

Agencies: Mississippi Bureau of Investigation | Lexington Police Department Mississippi

Cause of death: Shooting


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Overview

Police fatally shot the son of a church deacon on Sunday morning after they were called to a church when members of the congregation started arguing over the firing of a pastor, authorities said.

Cacedric White, 26, arrived with a shotgun and fired it once in the parking lot while police were at the church in Lexington, Mississippi Bureau of Investigation spokesman Warren Strain said. A Lexington police officer fired back three times, wounding White. He died at a hospital.

Strain said no one else was injured or arrested.