Mississippi Police: Dispute led to shooting death of 13-year-old

Published 6:53 am Monday, March 15, 2021

A 13-year-old was shot and killed in Yazoo City on Saturday.

Just after 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Yazoo County police responded to a shooting on 11th Street near Prentiss Avenue.

Police found Demonte Montreal Lee lying in the street with multiple gunshot wounds, with bicycles on the ground nearby.

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James Bank, 20, has been taken into custody and is being charged with first-degree murder.

Police believe a dispute between Lee and Bank led to the shooting.

Yazoo County Coroner Ricky Shivers reports that Lee was shot multiple times.